Fatma Ibrahim

Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Fatma Ibrahim is a PhD researcher and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  Fatma‘s academic discipline is Political Science, specialising in women-focused research and feminist methodologies. Her PhD research focuses on exploring refugee women’s experiences in the UK with financial instability and how their financial coping mechanisms affect their inclusion. Fatma holds a Master’s in Social Innovation and a Postgraduate degree in Research. Fatma‘s research work and interests are in various topics related to social and financial inclusion, alternative and inclusive economic structures, forced displacement and refugee studies, the social determinants of health and wellbeing, and feminist methodologies, with a track record of academic publications and conference presentations.  She is well connected to the Syrian civil society and the Syrian context due to her previous work with Syrian civil society organisations offering research training to Syrian women in and out of Syria as well as her research on the experiences of refugees in France and the UK.