Get to know Rasha

Rasha Jarhum is a South Yemeni Senior Development Policy Advisor and Expert on Women, Peace, and Security. Jarhum has been working in the humanitarian and development fields, and advocating for Human Rights including women and refugees rights for over 15 years. She is also a civil society activist and development campaigner. Jarhum is a recipient of the Women Have Wings award.

She's currently an Affiliated Scholar with the American University of Beirut. Prior to that Rasha was the MENA Regional Gender and Advocacy Manager for the Regional Gender Justice Programme at Oxfam. Jarhum has worked with various international organizations including UNDP, UNICEF, JICA, and UN ESCWA. She is founder of Peace Track Initiative.

Rasha has a Masters degree in International Business Management from the University of Nottingham.