Author Archives: Zehra

About Zehra

Zehra is a livelihoods and cash transfer specialist working in humanitarian contexts. She has also been a health and lifestyle coach for humanitarian aid workers. Loves food, bollywood and tweeting (@zehrarizvi).

Is there life after work?

We just published a piece where Fi looked at the discussions around ‘having it all’ and if this is possible and what the dynamics are around this and two days  ago, the NYTimes published yet another piece on Is There … Continue reading

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Women Working in Aid and Development is Online!

This is such an exciting moment. Women Working in Aid and Development was formed out of a series of conversations between the two founders as well as many other conversations with women working in the sector. It seemed like many … Continue reading

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Can women establish a healthy work/ life balance in the aid industry?

There have been a number of articles published lately focused on whether women can or cannot “have it all” by balancing high level jobs with a family life. These are written about the corporate and public sectors in America. It would be … Continue reading

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