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Sukaina Al-Nasrawi

Guest Speaker

    Professional affiliation

    Social Affairs Expert, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

    Full Biography

    Sukaina Al-Nasrawi is a Social Affairs Expert leading sustainable urban development portfolio at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). She has in depth expertise in technology for sustainable development, statistical analysis, gender sensitization and women socio-economic empowerment. She published book chapters and technical papers and co-authored regional studies on various development issues including prospects of Information and Communication Technologies for achieving gender equality and the impact of the 4th industrial revolution on development including gender equality.  

    Sukaina received different awards noting her distinguished contributions to the research community and in fostering gender equality in the digital era. One award to mention is the United Nations Gold Award for Advancing Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. Sukaina holds a PhD in Information Technology focused on Smart Sustainable Cities.