Bilqees Al-Lahbi is a researcher at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies where she focuses on Yemen’s political and social developments. Al-Lahabi has more than 15 years’ experience in research, civil society, development and project management.
She served as deputy chair, and acting chair, of the Southern Issue Working Group at Yemen’s National Dialogue Conference from 2013 to 2014. Al-Lahbi has co-founded and led multiple political and civil society initiatives, including a coalition against the Sa’ada wars in 2007.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Sana’a University School of Science.