Sara Abdel Rahim is the Development and Projects Director at TIMEP, where she works to support projects, raise funds, and expand partnerships for the institute. Ms. Abdel Rahim was previously a research associate with TIMEP, concentrating on human rights, gender, and sexuality. Prior to joining TIMEP, Ms. Abdel Rahim conducted research in Khartoum on the Sudanese women’s movement and in Cairo on mother’s perceptions of female circumcision. Ms. Abdel Rahim holds an M.A in Near and Middle Eastern studies with a focus on gender in the Middle East from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and a B.A. in international studies and anthropology from Johns Hopkins University.