I have a Master of Art (International Relations, Kent University) and Master of Business Administration (Greenwich University and Saxion university of applied sciences). I completed several academic and professional training programs (e.g., Maastricht University, World Bank. I have a decade of experience with national and international NGOs and 10 years as a research practitioner in the Middle East.As a researcher, I commissioned many successful consultancies for organizations such as International Labour Organization, UNDP, British Council, Cordaid, Hivos, The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Action Against Hunger, Lutheran World Foundation, Women for Women, Search for Common Ground and War Child.
What role do you have within the Refugee Academy, and what keeps you busy in this role?
A researcher and a member, learning from other researchers
What do you feel is the most important about/central to the Refugee Academy, and why?
Discussing new research and papers as I am learning from it
What is your personal ambition within the Refugee Academy, and how would you connect this to your work and/or life outside the Refugee Academy?
Learning from the refugee academy and comparing it with my PhD research on Syrian Kurdish refugee
PhD research Titel:
Whose ethnic identity is it anyway?
Syrian Kurdish Refugees struggle of belonging in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq