Dana Abdel Fatah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern Politics from Phillips-Universität Marburg in Germany and is specialised in international political economy and development. While studying public policy at the Hertie School and during her semester abroad at Sabanci Universtiy in Istanbul, Dana focused on policy analysis and evaluation, gaining in-depth knowledge in both quantitative and qualitative methods. Prior to her master’s degree, Dana worked as a consultant for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in the Occupied Palestinian Authorities and was also an intern at the German Parliament in the department of international development. As a prior elected representative to Marburg's Foreigners' Council and an active member of several social groups, Dana has gained valuable experience in the field of migration and civil society.
Master’s thesis title
The effectiveness of sanctions as a foreign policy tool in competitive authoritarian regimes