economist and activist
Syrian-Lebanese economist and activist. His main interests include international cooperation and development and migration. In 2011, he established the civic organisation Sawa for Development and Aid, aimed at helping Syrian refugee families in Lebanon. He has an MA in International Cooperation and Development and a PhD in Gender and Economic Development, both from the University of London. In addition to migration, Mhaissen works actively on reduction of gender inequality, focusing on the situation of MENA women on the labour market.