Dr. Sahar Yousef. M AlKawasmeh is a gender specialist and the General Director of Roles for Social Change Association – ADWAR -Palestine.
She holds a BA degree as a social worker, a master degree in gender and development Studies from Birzeit University, Palestine and a PhD in social and political science , AUOL. Her PhD thesis on women’s movements earned her a GPA 4.0 She worked as a lecturer in Al-Quds and Hebron universities where she taught social curriculum science. Dr AlKawasmeh is also projects manager for gender issues in a number of national and international organizations. In 2011, she took her responsibility as director general of – ADWAR leading Palestinian women in their quest to achieve full civic rights.
In addition to playing active roles as a leader, consultant, researcher, writer and trainer in her community, Dr Sahar has twenty years of practical experience in the management of girls’ and women’s programs. She is a pioneer in the field of Gender Studies in the Middle East.