We are pleased to announce the 12 individuals who will be participating in the first Arabic language phase of the SSHAP fellowship, which begins on 19 February 2024. This cohort includes social scientists and humanitarian practitioners from around the world.

After receiving 234 completed applications, we have now chosen the Fellows to participate in this phase of our Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform (SSHAP) fellowship. These Fellows are either social scientists or humanitarian practitioners from low- and middle-income countries who are looking to build their skills and networks, focusing on how social science is used in humanitarian settings. We are pleased to announce that the Fellows are:

  • Claude Samaha (Basmeh & Zeitooneh)
  • Meral Marouf (UNICEF Mena)
  • Mohamad Fawzi Ammouneh (UNICEF)
  • Malak Saeed (Defense for Children International – Palestine)
  • Musharrafah Abolarin (Ministry of Health – Oyo State)
  • Mareez Naguib (Bless Egypt)
  • Noor Mousa (Danish Refugee Council)
  • Ahmad Alkhawaldeh (Oxfam International)
  • Gazi Nouman (Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (CAWST))
  • Abdullah Alkaff (Building Foundation For Development)
  • Sarra Hannachi (Borderline-europe)
  • Yousr Elsharawy (Aidoni)

Read their detailed biographies on our Meet the Fellows page.