Research Interests: Water development in the Levant, political economy structures of the Arab region, the World Bank and IMF’s relationship to Arab countries
Sydney graduated from Albion College in Michigan in 2017 after focusing her studies on environmental and economic development in the Arab world. While studying in Jordan, she worked as an intern for EcoPeace Middle East alongside Jordanians, Israelis, and Palestinians to combat environmental issues facing the Jordan Valley. Since graduation, Sydney has worked in D.C. for the Arab American Institute on domestic issues pertaining to Arab American communities, as well as the Arab Center Washington, D.C. (ACW) in research and congressional affairs. Post-graduation, she hopes to apply her analytical skills to a position in environmental and economic development in the Arab world.