Who Is She

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Personal information

Regional Director for Ashoka Arab World
Iman Bibars

Contact information / Private

Languages

Arabic
English

Contact information / Work

Ashoka Arab World
93 Abdel Aziz Al Saud St, 7th Floor, Apt 1, Manial
Cairo
Egypt
Phone: 
+2 02 3365 5336
Fax: 
+2 02 3636 3345

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

Work history

Jobs: 
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