SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER, SAFE AND INCLUSIVE CITIES, IDRC
Jennifer Erin Salahub is an expert in security and development, with a focus on urban violence, poverty, and inequalities. Ms. Salahub manages the Safe and Inclusive Cities initiative, a global research program jointly funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development.
Prior to joining IDRC, Ms. Salahub was Senior Researcher and team leader of the North-South Institute’s (NSI) Fragile and Conflict-Affected States program. While at NSI, she conducted research on peacebuilding, fragile states, and legislative effectiveness. Specifically, Ms. Salahub contributed to the fields of security sector reform, gender equality in fragile states, and gender-sensitive policing. She conducted field research in Ghana, Haiti, Liberia, South Africa, and South Sudan.
Ms. Salahub holds an MA in political science (international relations) from McGill University.