Ola Abu Alghaib

Ola Abu AlghaibOla Abu Alghaib is head of influencing, impact and learning at Leonard Cheshire Disability, based in London.

Ola is a disabled person and has almost two decades of experience in the field of disability, development, and inclusive social policies in LMICs.

Her responsibilities have encompassed policy analysis, program design, management and evaluation, formulation of advocacy strategies, capacity development, extensive use of qualitative methods, and research with the World Bank, UN agencies (WHO, ILO, Unesco), NGOs (including disability organisations) and INGOs.

She has been a member of advisory bodies to support governments in social policy reform. Recently Ola was involved in providing technical expertise around effective reforms towards inclusive social protection policies.

She is completing her PhD on social protection and disability in LMICs.