Iman Bibars

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Personal information

Title: 

Regional Director for Ashoka Arab World

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Ashoka Arab World
Address: 
93 Abdel Aziz Al Saud St, 7th Floor, Apt 1, Manial
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt
Phone: 
+2 02 3365 5336
Fax: 
+2 02 3636 3345
Work email address: 
ibibars@ASHOKA.ORG

Education

PhD, Development Studies, Sussex University, 1999

Diploma, International Affairs, Georgetown University

Diploma, Management Sciences, Funding and Economic Development, Princeton University

MA, Political Science, American University in Cairo, 1988

BA, Political Science, American University in Cairo, 1981

Competences

Civil Society

Development

Female Heads of Household

Women's and Family Issues

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

Regional Director, Ashoka Arab World

Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors, The Association for the Development and Enhancement of Women

Director, Catholic Relief Services in Egypt

Honorary office and memberships: 

Member, Policies Secretariat and Training Secretariat, National Democratic Party

Productions and works: 

Victims and Heroines: Women, Welfare and the Egyptian State. London; New York: Zed, 2001.

Awards

Distinctions: 

Founded the first civil society organization in Cairo's slum areas

Has served as advisor and expert on social development and gender issues for numerous sections of the United Nations and World Bank