Aug. 7, 2022

A Conversation with Fatema Z. Sumar, Author, The Development Diplomat

A Conversation with Fatema Z. Sumar, Author, The Development Diplomat

In this episode, host Algene Sajery speaks with Fatema Z. Sumar, international development and author of  The Development Diplomat: Working Across Borders, Boardrooms, and Bureaucracies to End Poverty.   


Fatema shares her experience as a first-generation Muslim American, woman, and mother working on foreign aid efforts in Capitol Hill and the developing world in the wake of 9-11. Fatema offers practical advise to women of color looking  to advance their careers in this space .