Miss Halima Ahmed holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy and a Master’s Degree in International Development Studies. She wrote her Master’s thesis under her Development major, titled Contextualizing the Impact of Remittance Flows in Economic Growth and Development with a specific focus on the Eastleigh Community Business District in Nairobi, Kenya.
She has worked in Research and Academia in the last 3 years, engaging with Sub Saharan Africa developmental issues in order to bring knowledge to the communities within the region. She is currently a Peace, Security and Development Early Career Fellow at the African Leadership Centre, King’s College, London.
Miss Ahmed has taught University students in Nairobi on topics that discuss Globalization, Theories of Diplomacy and Development, African Relations and Regional Affairs. She has also supervised Research Projects for students.
In her most recent work in Policy Advocacy and Research Development, the Social Science Researcher and Lecturer, focused on the publication of two articles: the impact of Foreign Direct Investments on Economic Growth in Kenya and the 2nd CVE series on Counter Terrorism and Violent Extremism as well as discussing Africa’s Development patterns as a panelist for various organizations. Her research interests include:International Development, Global Studies, Migration and Remittances.