Tazeen Hasan

Tazeen Hasan
Senior Private Sector Development Specialist, World Bank’s Women, Business, and the Law Project

Tazeen Hasan joined Women, Business and the Law in 2014. Prior to this, she was the legal specialist for the World Development Report 2012: Gender Equality and Development and the World Bank report Opening Doors: Gender Equality in the Middle East and North Africa. She is a coauthor of various World Bank publications, including Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa and Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, she practiced as a barrister in the UK specializing in civil and commercial law, and subsequently worked in Kenya as a legal adviser to NGOs. She obtained a Masters in International Law from the London School of Economics and a BA in Law from Pembroke College, University of Oxford. She is fluent in Urdu, Hindi and French.