Asha Ali

Junior Research Fellow

Asha Ali is working as a Junior Research Fellow at the Effectiveness of Peace Operations Network and Africa-Nordic Cooperation, in the Research group on Peace, Conflict and Development.

Asha earned a master’s degree from Cardiff University in Social and Public Policy focusing on the development of welfare policies East-Africa and the impact of loan conditionalities from development banks on these policies. Asha has a bachelor’s degree in Law from Queen Mary University of London. She has background from the British Institute of Human Rights and working on human rights law in the United Kingdom as well as research background from the Norwegian Council for Africa focusing on the inclusion of women in trade policy.

Her main research interests are the inclusion of women and young people in political processes in particular peace and security.


2020-2021 Master of Science from Cardiff University

2017-2020 Bachelor of Law with Honours from Queen Mary University of London

Work Experience

2021 Norwegian Council for Africa

2019-2020 British Institute of Human Rights

2014-2016 Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Oslo

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