was released on May 23. It honors researchers, policymakers, professors, etc. who are fighting for gender equality in their communities. Among those listed are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Pakistani activist for female education and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. Abirafeh graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a Master’s in International Economics and Development. She holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. Abirafeh joined IWSAW in 2015 and spent most of her career working on gender issues in various settings. “I began to see the world through a gendered lens as a teenager and knew that remedying those inequalities was what I would do for the rest of my life,” she
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