Nour Mousa Laswi - Center for Contemporary Arab Studies | Georgetown University
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Hometown: Amman, Jordan

Research interests: Market trends, impact of refugee influx on markets and country resources, and humanitarian aid.

Nour is a young professional born and raised in Amman, Jordan. She received a full scholarship from MEPI Tomorrow’s Leaders to study her undergrad at the Lebanese American University. From there, she graduated with distinction in 2014 with a BSc in Banking and Finance, minor in Economics. Nour also received the Rhoda Orme Award in university for her service and dedication to others. Volunteering is a crucial part to her way of living as she is an active member in several NGOs both in Jordan and Lebanon, especially in Rotaract as she was Head of International Understanding back in 2012. For the past three years, she was working as a trader in Arab Bank. Part of her role was to analyze market trends; how political policies and events impact the market, and predict the market’s movements. She is interested in researching how refugee influx influences those trends as well as the effect on each country’s resources.