Fatoumata (Fatima) Binta Barry was selected into the Young Professionals Program at the World Bank

Over the next five years, Fatima will be stationed in Washington D.C. and will travel to various countries.  The qualifications Fatima demonstrated for this highly competitive position were her commitment to international development and reducing poverty, proven academic success, professional achievement, and leadership capability.  Fatima’s dissertation research focused on environmental justice, natural disasters, and maternal and child health in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

Congratulations, Fatima!