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Early Career Women Fellow

Halima M. Ahmed (Kenya)

Miss Halima M. Ahmed is a Fellow on the Peace, Security and Development Fellowship Programme for Early Career African Women at the African Leadership Centre (ALC). She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from Riara University, Kenya and a Master’s Degree in Development Studies from United States International University - Africa. Halima’s work over the last three years has focused on knowledge production on various developmental issues in East Africa. In her most recent work as a Social Science researcher and lecturer, Halima taught modules on globalization, theories of diplomacy and development, African relations and regional affairs. Her research interests include: international development, migration and remittances. Halima has published on “The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Growth in Kenya: A Case Study of Kenya’s Special Economic Zones”, in the International Journal of Management and Commerce Innovation (IJMCI).