Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Health And Road Safety Project Coordinator, WRI Africa


Iman Abubaker is a Health and Road Safety Project Coordinator for WRI Africa, specifically working for the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She works in coordination with other BIGRS partners as well as the city government to support and research on road safety and sustainable transport solutions in Addis Ababa.

Prior to joining WRI, Iman worked part-time as a Business Case Developer for SYSTRA, an international engineering and consulting company. Her work consisted of liaising with different government offices to track progress of ongoing projects and researched new opportunities/tenders for Systra to participate in.

Iman holds a M.S in Environment, Development and Policy from University of Sussex. Her thesis examined the nature of Chinese investment in Africa particularly looking at the Addis-Ababa Djibouti rail and the potential economic, social and environmental impacts. She was awarded the Chancellor's Masters scholarship and graduated with distinction.

Iman lives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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