Mome Saleem has earned a Master’s degree in anthropology from Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan, in the year 2005. She has been working as Research Associate at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), a policy think tank in Pakistan. During her career at SDPI, she has served as Deputy Project Manager for several research assignments. Her research interests include gender based violence, climate change and gender as cross cutting theme in areas of climate change, climate change and food security, health and food security and issues of clean drinking water. Her research activities included field work, policy advice through media talks and academic and public seminars. Her publications include research reports, anthologies and articles on her area of expertise.
During her stay in Germany, Mome has attended the “International futures” training program at the German Federal Foreign Ministry. She has also attended a three-month program on “Managing global governance“ that was co-sponsored by the Ministry for Economics and Development Cooperation, Germany (BMZ) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. At the University of Hamburg, she is working on a two month research assignment on climate change and migration under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Scheffran. The study aims at highlighting the existing research gaps and suggesting an international policy framework to cope with the emerging challenge of climate driven migration.