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Dr. Azza Mustafa

Senior Advisor, Sudan Program

Dr. Azza M. Ahmed, PhD, is a Senior Advisor on the Sudan Team and leads many of the Team's activities including the workshops with young women leaders, the Political Accommodation trainings for neighborhood resistance groups, and the engagement with political parties and armed groups.


Outside of her work with Conflict Dynamics, Dr. Azza is an assistant professor in International Relations at the University of Medical Science and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan. She teaches courses on Gender and International Relations, Non-Governmental Organizations and Policy, and Introduction to Social Research Methods. Dr. Azza's own educational background includes a PhD in Political Science and an MA in International Relations from Khartoum University and an AB in English from Ahlia University.


Dr. Azza is a member of several civil society organizations which focus on youth and gender perspectives and her main interests include civil society and political parties and gender issues. She conducts Training of Trainers for organizations dealing with civil society development and is a democratic transformation consultant for Life & Peace Institute, the EU, and various national organizations. She has worked as a national expert on democracy, human rights, and good governance and on political parties in Sudan for various international projects.

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