MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Name
Dr. Dunya Ahmed
Biography

assistant professor and lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Bahrain & Strategic Planning & Development Adviser in Supreme Council for Women. In addition she is Scientific Committee Chairperson in Institute of Inspiration Economy, EU & MENA. She completed her PhD in social work at the University of Warwick. She is the first and only person hold a PhD in social work in Bahrain, specialized and concentrates mainly on gender equity and the rights of people with disabilities. She is co-founder of Inspiration Economy concept, Journals, projects & institutions around the world. She is also Editorial Board of several international scientific journal. In addition of being an active member of several NGOs & Chairperson of Inspiration Economy Society in Bahrain. She has also contributed to the preparation and implementation of a number of national strategies, and preparation and discussion of international reports.

Qualifications
Doctorate, University of Warwick
Current or most recent Employer

assistant professor and lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Bahrain & Strategic Planning & Development Adviser in Supreme Council for Women. In addition she is Scientific Committee Chairperson in Institute of Inspiration Economy, EU & MENA

University of Bahrain
Time in Post - 11

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Bahrain, Morocco,

Disciplinary or professional background

Civil service, Development Studies, Development (applied), Economics, Education, Evaluation research, Humanities, Government, Social/Public Policy, Sociology

Languages

Arabic (Spoken), Arabic (Written), Arabic (Primary Writing Language), English (Spoken), English (Written), Other* (Spoken),
Other *Persian

Contact Info

dr.dunya@hotmail.com

+97338455552

University of Bahrain P.O. Box 32038 Sakheer - Kingdom of Bahrain
Social Media

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dunya_Ahmed (Other)

Public Profiles

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dunya-ahmed/

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Inequality ( 19 years )

Poverty or deprivation reduction ( 9 years )

Poverty or deprivation measurement ( 9 years )

Governance (National) ( 5 years )

Public Policy ( 9 years )

Family policy ( 15 years )

Gender equality

Social care ( 19 years )

Social work

Social protection

Social safety nets ( 9 years )

Labour and employment policies

Social security systems ( 9 years )

Economic development ( 5 years )

Innovative finance (New modalities in financing social sectors e.g. impact bonds) ( 3 years )

Humanitarianism & emergency relief ( 3 years )

Work relates to groups

Youth ( 5 years )

Disabled ( 19 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Poverty/deprivation reduction

Poverty/deprivation measurement

Inequality

Governance (National)

Family policy

Gender equality

Social care

Social work

Social protection

Economic development

Humanitarianism & emergency relief

Engagement

Academic publications
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dunya_Ahmed

Academic conferences
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dunya_Ahmed

Professional or Trade Press
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dunya_Ahmed

Radio
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVHNVRSVTMypOERsJ1elmew?view_as=subscriber

Television

Social Media
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVHNVRSVTMypOERsJ1elmew?view_as=subscriber

Policy Reports
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dunya_Ahmed

Consultancy Reports
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dunya_Ahmed