ACEF Speaker

Huraera Jabeen

Senior Research fellow,
BRAC Institute of Governance and Development

Huraera Jabeen Ph.D. is an academic and development professional. Her key research focus is urban resilience, gender, and the built environment, with a specific focus on the intersection of gender and climate change in cities. She has undertaken in-depth fieldwork exploring the gender-dynamics of adaptation to climate risks in informal settlements in different urban areas of Bangladesh. Her scholarly research experience on climate change adaptation and risk reduction of urban households are contributing to her emerging international profile from presenting and publishing for academics, professionals and policy-makers. She has wide experience of working with civil society organizations, donors, and community members. Currently she is working with BRAC Institute of Governance and Development as a Senior Research Fellow and a consultant to the Global Practice for Social Urban Rural Resilience Unit of the World Bank in Bangladesh.