Sofya Shahab

Expert Network

Sofya Shahab has spent the last four years between Afghanistan and Iran where she worked across the humanitarian and development sectors with international NGOs.She has also worked with the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit. This included conducting learning reviews and impact assessments to advise on programme design and developing policy notes and briefings for key stakeholders.

Sofya has recently returned to the UK to begin her research at the University of Oxford on emerging counter-cultural youth movements in conflict affected contexts and is currently undertaking a consultancy for Oxfam on the project ‘Within and Without the State’. She is a contributor to The Guardian’s Global Development Professionals Network and Forced Migration Review.