Rahel Kassa is a researcher, lawyer and a development professional. She holds graduate degrees in Master of International Studies in Development Cooperation and a Master of Business Administration degree. Rahel earned her first degree in Bachelor of Laws. Rahel’s research interest focuses on human-centered sustainable development issues; policy and legal research; human security and justice; gender and development; and understanding the policy and development insinuation aspects of the nexus between indigenous knowledge and contemporary science and innovation development. She is also interested in social development and project management affairs.