Nadine Weheba

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Nadine Weheba is part of the Fairwork team in Egypt. She is the Associate Director for Research, Global Networks, for the Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D) at the School of Business of the American University in Cairo.

Weheba’s research interests are the political economy of information communication technologies, innovation and development.  She studies new business models in the digital economy, new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, and inclusion in the context of Egypt, Africa and the region. As part of the Open African Innovation Research Project,  she is engaged in research on alternative metrics for innovation in Africa.

She received her MSc in development studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London and holds a BA in economics from The American University in Cairo.

For the Fairwork project, she will help adapt interviews to the local context of the gig economy in Egypt and will plan, supervise and implement fieldwork including interviews with gig economy workers and other stakeholders. Nadine will also analyze and help disseminate results.