Hometown: Baghdad, Iraq
Research interests: Development in post-Daesh Iraq, effects of social media on the Arab World
Minatullah Alobaidi is an alumnus of the American University of Iraq Sulaimaniyah (AUIS), originally from Baghdad, Iraq. Minatullah graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies after receiving a full scholarship from the US Department of State. During her years at AUIS, she worked as an assistant at the student services department for more than three years. Minatullah has worked with international organizations of Heartland Alliance International and the World Bank. Her most recent work experience was at Aktis Strategy Ltd, a British company that provides solutions and digital services to the Iraqi government. While at MAAS, Minatullah is focusing on development and politics in the Middle East. Minatullah enjoys running, cooking, and exploring new ideas.