Dima M. Toukan

Development Practitioner and Researcher

Dima M. Toukan is a development practitioner and researcher with over 20 years of experience in policy analysis, and development strategy and monitoring, evaluation and learning systems. Over the course of her career, Dima has led research assignments in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Tunisia, Yemen and the Gulf countries and consulted for various international organizations including CARE, DFATD, UNDP, UNESCO, USAID, Expertise France, IOM, AECID, and OXFAM. She is the co-founder and chairperson of Integrated International, a consulting firm supporting development and humanitarian programming across the MENA region.

Dima is a Non-Resident Scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC; and member of the Expert Network of the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies, and Research Ethics in the MENA project at the Middle East Institute, Columbia University. She has published in Daedalus – the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Global Studies Quarterly, the Middle East Institute, Sada – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, among others. Dima holds a master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.