Rana Ibrahem is the Deputy Director of the Bridging Divides Initiative and the Program Manager of LISD's Project on the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. Rana initially joined LISD as the Special Assistant to the Director at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD). Her research interests include the impact of Islamic perceptions on the political and regional stability of Europe. Ibrahem is the author of, "Imagined Other or Next Great Threat: Perceptions of Muslims in the European Public Sphere", a senior thesis she completed in 2015. Rana holds a BA from the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs from Princeton University (2015) where she focused on democracy and governance in a post-Arab Spring Middle East. While in Amman, Jordan, Rana worked with Endeavor to analyze the efficacy of economic and social policies affecting Jordan’s growing technology sector and its young entrepreneurs. While at Princeton, Rana served as a fellow at the Field's Center for Equality and Understanding, created and scripted an original production called “Tales We Weave”, and received the American Whig-Cliosophic Society Fellowship Award in Public Service. Prior to joining LISD, Rana worked as a legal analyst on civil litigation as well as on asylum applications for refugees in New York. She is a native Arabic speaker and professional in Spanish.