Naila Kabeer

Board Member, United Kingdom

International Development, Gender Studies

Naila Kabeer (she/her) is a board member of ICRW’s UK board.  Professor of Gender and Development jointly between the Departments of International Development and Gender Studies, at the London School of Economics. Before that, she was a Professor of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at London University and a Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex where she worked for many years. She also worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the Department for International Development, UK between 2009-2010. Naila was the Kerstin Hesselgren Professor at the University of Goteborg, Sweden in 2004-2005 and Senior Sabaticant with IDRC Regional Office in South Asia in 2005-2006. Her research interests include gender, poverty, social exclusion, labor markets and livelihoods, social protection, and citizenship, and much of her research is focused on South and South East Asia. Her books include Global Perspectives on Gender Equality, World Survey on the Role of Women in Development, and Mainstreaming Gender Equality in Poverty Eradication and the Millennium Development Goals. An even more extensive list of both her books and articles she has written appears on her website