Head of International Projects

Marwa Baabbad is Head of International Projects with ORG’s Strategic Peacebuilding Programme. She manages the project Yemen: Rethinking the Peace Process, working with Yemenis engaged in regional strategic thinking groups in Hadramaut and Marib governorates. She joined ORG in July 2018.

Marwa has over five years of experience in working on gender, peace and security, and youth in Yemen both as a researcher and peacebuilding professional. She has researched women’s and Youth’s role in conflict and peacebuilding in Yemen as well as Yemen’s transition process 2013-2014.

Prior to joining ORG, Marwa worked as an independent consultant for Yemeni local and international organisations. She is also a Visiting Fellow at London School of Economics-Centre for Women, Peace and Security. She has also Managed Gender, Peace and Security projects at Saferworld’s Yemen office, and contributed to the organisation’s work in Egypt, Libya and Syria neighbouring countries.

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