Who Is She

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Personal information

Senior Advisor
Azza Karam

Contact information / Private

New York
USA

Languages

Arabic
English
Dutch

Contact information / Work

United Nations Population Fund
New York
New York
USA

Education

PhD, Environmental Sciences, The University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1996
MA, Politics of Development Strategies, The Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, 1990
BA, Economics and Business Administration, The American University in Cairo, 1988

Competences

Transnational Gender Issues
Politics of Development
Democratization and Human Rights
Middle East Politics
Political Islam

Work history

Jobs: 
Senior Adviser, United Nations Population Fund, 2007-present
Senior Policy and Program Advisor, United Nations Development Program, 2004-2007
Senior Advisor on Middle East and Arab World and Director of Gender Programs, World Conference of Religions for Peace, 2000-2004
Program Director and Lecturer in Politics, Centre for the Study of Ethnic Conflict, The Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1998-2000
Senior Program Officer, The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, 1996-1998
Productions and works: 
Transnational Political Islam: Religion, Ideology and Power, London: Pluto Books, 2004
A Woman's Place: Religious Women as Public Actors. New York: WCRP, 1998
Women in Parliament: Beyond Numbers. Stockholm: International IDEA, 1998
Women, Islamisms and the State. London: Macmillan, 1998

Awards