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Ms Rasha Jarhum

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Founder and Director of the Peace Track Initiative

Rasha Jarhum is a South Yemeni. Jarhum is founder and Director of the Peace Track Initiative. She is a Gender, Peace, and Security Expert. She has more than 15 years’ experience working to advocate women’s, children’s and refugees’ rights with many organisations including UNICEF, ESCWA, UNDP, and JICA. She held the position of Regional MENA Gender and Advocacy Manager at Oxfam Regional Gender Justice Programme. She is currently an Affiliated Scholar with the American University of Beirut. She is also a 2016 New Voices Aspen fellow at Aspen Institute, USA. Jarhum holds a master’s degree from the University of Nottingham, in International Business Management. Jarhum is an award winner of the Women with Wings Award and member of the Women Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL).