Founder, Yemeni Youth for Humanitarian Relief; Founder, Aden Initiative
Rasha Jarhum is a gender rights advocate in Yemen and the founder of Yemeni Youth for Humanitarian Relief (Relief Yemen) and With Aden initiatives. As regional media and advocacy officer for Oxfam in Beirut, she has been working on the Syria crisis and refugee policy, including amplifying voices of refugees. Jarhum is a program development and fundraising advisor for House of Ideas, a youth-led NGO she co-founded, and a researcher with American University of Beirut. From 2012 to 2015, she was a social research consultant for the United Nations. Jarhum is a member of the Yemeni Women’s Pact for Peace and Security and an Aspen Institute New Voices fellow.