Ameena Al Rasheed (PhD) University of Leeds, United Kingdom. Ameena is a former Regional Advisor for the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, worked as programme manager for gender and economic policy management with the UNDP. Ameena is a women peace and security consultant as well as gender equality and gender accountability consultant. Worked as a coordinator and assistant professor of gender and peace building at the University for Peace, Mandated UN University. Ameena is a NUFFIC and UAF scholar, author of Peformativity of Muslimness; the Intersection of Gender Race and Migration, Palgrave Macmillan, and published articles, and book chapters. She graduated with an honours degree in political science, and holds two master degrees in public Policy and administration and in gender culture and politics.