Nuredin Netabay holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Asmara (2003), where he completed an internship as a public relations officer. After graduation, he worked for two years as a graduate assistant in political science at the University of Asmara. Nuredin earned a postgraduate diploma in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna Center (2006), where he received the African Fellowship Award. Nuredin has participated in a variety of development-related projects, including consulting about, researching, and analyzing data regarding health care, infrastructure, energy use, local languages, and family composition.