Shahm Abawy works as CIVIC’s Logistics Liaison Assistant in Iraq. He has a bachelor Degree in Modern History from the University of Mosul-Iraq. Before joining CIVIC, Abawy worked as an instructor of history in the Nineveh Education Directorate in Iraq for three years. He also worked in the human Resources department at the same directorate as a researcher and later as the head of the employment committee until the time when Mosul fell under ISIS in 2014, when he moved to Erbil. He took part in a number of training courses such as leaders of history training by the Higher Institute of Educational Development in Baghdad and the Amin leadership on assessment and evaluation by the University of Mosul.