Tazeen Hasan joined Women, Business and the Law in 2014. Prior to this, she was the legal specialist for the World Development Report 2012: Gender Equality and Development and the World Bank report Opening Doors: Gender Equality in the Middle East and North Africa. She is a coauthor of various World Bank publications, including Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa and Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, she practiced as a barrister in the UK specializing in civil and commercial law, and subsequently worked in Kenya as a legal adviser to NGOs. She obtained a Masters in International Law from the London School of Economics and a BA in Law from Pembroke College, University of Oxford. She is fluent in Urdu, Hindi and French.