Amina Semlali

Prior to this, she worked for the World Bank on Early Childhood Development, "Second-Chance Education" and Youth Entrepreneurship globally. She has published numerous papers on the above topics and has worked in countries such as Yemen, Egypt, Lebanon, West Bank and Gaza, Morocco and the UAE. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and Political Science from Uppsala University, Sweden.


Obesity and traffic fatalities endemic to Arab world

The silent drama of fatalities in the Arab world caused by obesity, car accidents and depression must be addressed.


Yemeni women make their voices heard

Yemeni women are fighting for a new constitution that stops discrimination and gives rights and equal opportunities.

Arts & Culture

Fighting poverty in the Arab world: With soap operas?

"Edutainment soap operas" have often helped bring about critical behavioural changes around the world, writes Semlali.