Kareem Trade and Development Policy Research Network – Economist, with a Ph.D. degree from the Georg-August-University Goettingen, Germany. Her area of research is development economics. Her current research interests are labour issues particularly decent work, gender research, trade and food and food policies. She also conducts gender research including gender outcomes of trade and trade policies with the aim of highlighting appropriate policy responses that could ensure a more sustainable balanced growth and development. She has been a member of the G20 Think20 (T20) since 2020.