Fakiha Ahmed, MA

Fakiha Ahmed, MA

Research Assistant, Signal Program
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Fakiha is a Research Assistant for the Signal Program at HHI. Her research interests include applying race and gender theories as well as studying the long-term impact of colonisaton in the field with a commitment to considering the ethical ramifications of studying conflict-affected populations.

She has experience working on election violence, risk mitigation measures in elections and monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on elections in conflict-affected states. She has also coordinated numerous projects on humanitarian aid, migration and development translating those issues into tangible public events working with local practitioners, peace activists and international organizations and NGOs. Currently, she is serving as a Humanity in Action Fellow in Amsterdam working on community-based projects for underserved communities.

Fakiha holds a Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University and a BA in European Studies from The Hague University of Applied Sciences.