Fatma Ibrahim

PhD Student
Glasgow Caledonian University
Fatma’s PhD started in in 2017 (ongoing 2020), focusing on exploring the financial lives of refugee women in the UK and investigating the impact of the use of different financial management strategies on refugees’ integration. The PhD project is jointly supervised by Dr Olga Biosca Artinano, Dr Neil McHugh, Professor Rachel Baker and PhD advisor Dr Ima Jackson.

Fatma joined the Yunus Centre as a master’s student in the MSc Social Business and Microfinance, in 2014. In 2016, she re-joined The Yunus Centre as a Research Intern to work on a two-year project funded by the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientist Office ‘Fair credit, health and well-being: eliciting the perspectives of low-income individuals (FinWell)’ with Professor Cam Donaldson, Professor Rachel Baker, Dr Olga Biosca and Dr Neil McHugh and colleagues across the third sector. Fatma’s Research interest is in various areas related to topics of financial inclusion, alternative economic structures, refugee studies, social justice and gender studies. She is also the module tutor of the ‘Microfinance: theory and practice’ module taught as part of the MSC Social Innovation.