Khadija Mosaad

Research Assistant
Khadija Mosaad is pursuing a PhD in Higher Education at George Mason University (GMU). An American-Saudi Arabian, she has lived in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and has international work experience in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Her interests include cultural globalization, education trends and social issues in the Middle East. She is currently a research assistant at Gulf State Analytics based in Washington, DC. She holds a BA and MA in Global Affairs from GMU.

Education is the Key to a Healthier UAE

July 19, 2016

What is the UAE doing to combat its growing obesity epidemic? How can health education develop a public health infrastructure based on prevention? In 2011, Forbes ranked the United Arab Emirates (UAE) number 18 on a list of countries with the highest obesity rates, estimating that 68.3% of the country’s...

How Will Saudi Arabia Revamp its Education System?

May 25, 2016

Without an educated and skilled workforce, it will be a tremendous challenge for Vision 2030 to meet its target goals. As Saudi Arabia pursues economic diversification and sustainable development, the kingdom’s progress on these two fronts requires a reformed education system. In April, Prince Mohammed bin Salman—Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown...