Haneen Sayed is the World Bank Program Leader for Human Development in Lebanon, Syria and Jordan and covers the fields of education, health, social security and the labor market. After studying economics at Stanford and Columbia (USA), she joined the World Bank in 1992, where she worked on Indonesia, Pakistan and the Caribbean, prior to being appointed Country Director for Korea and Burma, as well as senior advisor for Middle East and North African countries at the World Bank’s Boards of Executive Directors. She has lectured in New York and worked for Morgan Stanley Bank, the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), and Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFSED), which is based in Kuwait.
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The consequences of the Syrian crisis in both Jordan and Lebanon are a core concern for Haneen Sayed, Program Leader for Human Development, Poverty, Jobs and Gender at the World Bank-Lebanon.