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Ibtehal Attaelmanan

Coordinator World Association for Sustainable Development
Location: London, UK


Ibtehal obtained a Bachelor of Science from the University of Warwick and a Master of Public Health, with a global health specialisation, from Imperial College London. Following graduation, she took up a research position at Imperial’s Institute of Global Health Innovation to continue her thesis research and went on to publish it. In addition to her experience in academia she has experience working on public health projects in the UK. Among the work she has been recognised for is founding the non-profit initiative Project Sudan which works with underprivileged communities in Sudan.