Nagwa Babiker Abdalla Yousif

Nagwa Babiker Abdalla Yousif

Assistant Professor
Ext: 6942

After completing my PhD in 2009, I resumed my duties as assistant professor at Ahfad University teaching the subjects of my interest in sociology and social work disciplines, then after in 2016 I joined AU to fill a position with the same job title and same duties and responsibilities, teaching the subjects of sociology and social work and other related disciplines. My research area of interest includes multidisciplinary researches and assessments of social work and community development programmes and projects, gender issues and women empowerment, Social Institutions policies, youth, the welfare of elderly, welfare of special needs, family and children. Since I joined AU staff I followed working in a team approach with the academic colleagues to enrich the teaching, research and community services to achieve the college and AU goals.

Education
  • Doctor of Literature and Philosophy, University of Pretoria, Republic of South Africa – 2009.
  • Master of Arts in Rural Social Development , School of Education, University of Reading – United Kingdom. 1986.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Social Development, School of Education, University of Reading – United Kingdom-1985
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology and Pre-school Education – Ahfad University College for Women – Sudan. 1981
Experience
  • Assistant Professor –Communication and Humanities College- School of Sociology and Social Work - Ajman University – UAE - for two years.
  • National Programme Coordinator, HelpAge International, Sundan, for one year and six months.
  • Assistant Professor, Ahfad University, Sudan- for two years.
  • United Nations Expert- United Nations Organizations- Jordan, Yemen, Bangladesh and Malawi - for eight years.
  • Teaching Assistant, Ahfad University, Sudan, for seven years.
Teaching Area
  • Postgraduate Courses: Social Research Methods. Monitoring and Evaluation. Social Planning
  • Undergraduate Courses: Social Responsibility,Approaches to Service of Community, Social psychology, Introduction to Social Welfare, Social Work and Social Defense, Family Counselling, School Social Work, Training in Institutions, Graduation Projects, Demography, Sociology of Development, Family Counselling, Social Responsibility. Introduction to Sociology, Applied Sociology, Research Methods, Approaches to Service of Individual, Research Design and Applications, Social Work and Local Community Development, Sociology of Development, Welfare of the Elderly, Social Problems, Areas of Social Work, Introduction to Social Work, Welfare of Special Needs. ٍsocial Responsibility. Social work and Juvenile Delinquency Welfare.
Research
  • Research Interest includes Multidisciplinary Researches, Assessments of Social Work and Community Development Programmes and Projects, Women’s Socio- economic Empowerment, Gender Issues, Women Empowerment, Youth, Elder People, Early childhood Education, People with Especial Needs.
Publications
  • Nagwa Babiker Abdalla , The Impact of the Sudanese General Women's Union Savings and Micro-finance/credit Projects on Poverty Alleviation at the Household Level with Special Emphasis on Women's Vulnerability and Empowerment. University of South Africa, Institutional Repository http://uir.unisa.ac.za/bitstream/handle/10500/2595/thesis_abdalla_m.pdf?sequence=1
  • Mayoux, Linda ( Editor), Nagwa Babiker Abdalla ,Sustainable Learning for Women’s Empowerment, Ways Forward in Micro-Finance ,2014, ISBN10 1853396338,ISBN 139781853396335 https://eskridgerd.surge.sh/sustainable-learning-for-womens-empowerment-ways-forward-in-micro.html
  • Nagwa Babiker Abdalla, Resilience of Vulnerable Internally Displaced Persons between humanitarian Food Security Assistance and Sustainable Social Development Programmes in West Darfur, Global Proceedings Repository, American Research Foundation, ISSN 2476-017X, http://proceedings.sriweb.org/akn/index.php/art/article/view/154
  • Dr. Saeed Nasef & Dr. Enaam Youssef Dr. Nagwa Yousif,The Role of Socialization Institutions in the Prevention of Crime in the United Arab Emirates (Analytical Field Study on a Sample of Youth, (and others ), Remah , ISSN 2392-5418, electronic ISSN 2520-7423, issued on 24 Dec. 2017
  • Nagwa Babiker Abdalla Yousif ,Socioeconomic Empowerment of Women in Sudan Learning Experiences (Book), N.B.A. Yousif, xlibris 364 (ISBN 9781796048018), 364 September 2019. https://www.bookdepository.com/Socioeconomic-Empowerment-Women-Sudan-Learning-Experiences-Nagwa-Babiker-Abdalla-Yousif/9781796048001
  • Dr.Saeed Nasef & Dr. Enaam Youssef Dr. Nagwa Yousif, The Role of Community Institutions in Empowerment of UAE Women Economically and Socially, Empirical Study conducted in Ajman, UAE (Submitted for publication at: DIRASAT: HUMAN AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Journal , Volume 24, ISSN:2392-5418,12/2017
  • Shadia Abdel Rahim Mohammed and Nagwa Babiker Abdalla Yousif, Participation of Female Farmers in Water Management in Rahad Irrigation Project , European Journal of Social Sciences 58 (1450-2267), 317-321 Nov. 2019. https://www.europeanjournalofsocialsciences.com/issues/PDF/EJSS_58_4_05.pdf
  • Nagwa Babiker Abdalla Yousif, Use of focus group discussion as a qualitative research tool for empowering rural women in food security and milk processing activities: A field study in Geneina, West Darfur , NB AbdallaYousif Global Proceedings Repository American Research Foundation, ISSN 2476-017X https://www.semanticscholar semanticscholar.org/paper/Use-of-focus-group-discussion-as-a- qualitative-tool-AbdallaYousif/9d1b6446373367ef71dde1c4b0498b8d620bfdc1
  • Nagwa Babiker Abdalla Yousif, Ajman University students' perspectives on university social responsibility: A field study, Opción Vol. 35, Núm. 89 , September 2019,(2477-9385), 24 ( Scopus Q3 ) https://produccioncientificaluz.org/index.php/opcion/article/view/24403
  • Suad Abdalkareem Alwaely, Nagwa Babiker Abdalla Yousif & Alexey Mikhaylov (2020) Emotional development in preschoolers and socialization, Early Child Development and Care, DOI: 10.1080/03004430.2020.1717480
  • Nagwa Babiker Abdalla Yousif and Shadia Abdel Rahim Mohammed ,The Risk for Boys from Poor Communities to Drop out from School: The Case of Khartoum, Sudan, Space and Culture, India, ISSN: 20528396, (Scopus Q3).https://doi.org/10.20896/saci.v8i1.711
  • Dr.Osman Sirajeldden Ahmed and Dr. Nagowayousif,THE ROLE OF CHILD WELFARE ORGANIZATIONS IN THE SOCIAL PROTECTION OF CHILDREN, Journal of Critical Reviews,ISSN- 2394-5125 Vol 7, Issue 6, 2020.DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.31838/jcr.07.06.148
  • Nagwa Babiker Abdalla Yousif, Shadia Abdel Rahim Mohammed, The Risk for Boys from Poor Communities to Drop out from School: The Case of Khartoum, Sudan ,Space and Culture, India 8 (1), 187-197, June 2020
Conference Presentation
  • A certificate of appreciation and gratitude as a member of the scientific committee of the International Conference on: On Civil Society Organizations and Sustainable Development Organized by Prince Abdul Qadir Al-Jazaery Center and Akouf Studies Foundation (Istanbul), "Organizational Development Laboratory and Human Resources Management, and the Laboratory Measurement and Psychological studies "University of Blida 2" Algeria "- 25-26/12/2017 Istanbul – Turkey.
  • Certificate of participation in the works of the international scientific conference entitled "Crime and Society" held in Amman - Jordan, in cooperation with the Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies / Egypt. And the Laboratory of Organizational Development and Human Resources Management University of Blida 2- Algeria on 25-26 / 12/2017 with an intervention entitled: (The role of social development institutions in crime prevention in the United Arab Emirates, an analytical field study on a sample of youth)
  • Emirates Human Rights Association, Regional Conference on the role and responsibilities of civil society in combating intolerance and inciting hatred 6-7 February 2017
  • Government of Sharjah Social Services Department, Seventh ٍSocial Work Conference under the slogan: Looking Ahead to the Future of Social Service, 12-13 April 2016
  • The Ninth International Scientific Academic Conference Under the Title “Contemporary trends in social, human, and natural sciences “ Held on July 17 and 18, 2018. In ” Istanbul, Turkey,
  • A certificate of appreciation and gratitude as a member of the scientific committee of the International Conference on: On Civil Society Organizations and Sustainable Development Organized by Prince Abdul Qadir Al-Jazaery Center and Akouf Studies Foundation (Istanbul), "Organizational Development Laboratory and Human Resources Management, and the Laboratory Measurement and Psychological studies "University of 28-30 March 2018. Blida 2" Algeria during the period
  • Seventh Social Service Conference "Coaching Skills and Marital Therapy" 13-14 April 2016, Sharjah, UAE.
  • Awarded Certificate of completion the training workshop under the title “Restoring Peace and Safety in Families Impacted by Domestic Violence”, Cambridge Centre for Consolation, Research and Training, UAE.
  • Acknowledgment and appreciation for the active participation in the international scientific conference "Digital Communication in the Era of Social Transformations", College of Information and Humanities, April 16-17, 2017.
  • Acknowledgment for the valuable participation in the regional conference "The Role of Civil Society Responsibility in Fighting Intolerance and Incitement of Hate." Emirates Human Rights Association, Dubai, February 6-7, 2017
  • Certificate in the presence of the sixth Forum of the elderly services under the slogan "cities sensitive to the age" on September 24, 2017 - axis of accessibility to environments, Social Service Department, Gover: Social Service Department Certificate in the presence of the sixth meeting of the elderly services under the slogan "cities sensitive to the age" on September 24, 2017 - axis of accessibility to environments, Social Service Department, Government of Sharjah
  • Academy of Police Sciences in Sharjah for the participation in the Arab Day for Human Rights event under the slogan "Human Rights, Development and Sustainability" which was held at the University of Sharjah on 03/19/2018.
  • Awarded recognition and appreciation from the from the Arab Conferences Network , of the activities of the Ninth International Scientific Conference under the title "Contemporary Trends in Humanities and Natural Sciences “for the scientific intervention paper under the title “ Resilience of Vulnerable Internally Displaced Persons between Humanitarian Food Security Assistance and Sustainable Social Development Programmes in West Darfur, held from 17-18 July 2018 under the umbrella of the American Research Foundation.
  • Awarded appreciation certificate of The 10th International Scientific Academic Conference Under the Title “Geophysical, social, human and natural challenges in a changing environment” with scientific intervention paper under the title: Use of focus group discussion as a qualitative research tool for empowering rural women in food security and milk processing activities: A field study in Geneina, West Darfur .” 25th -26th July 2019, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Conference on Old People Services Under the Title “ Empowerment and Effective Participation of Older People ,2-October-2019, Government of Sharjah – Social Service Department with cooperation of WHO, Sharjah, UAE.
  • - “Year of Zayed (YOZ) : First Forum for University Social Responsibility (USR)” under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, (mother of the nation) may Allah bless her, to be held at Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi Campus on November 20, 2018.
  • A certificate of appreciation and gratitude was awarded for participating in the success of the activities of the Community Forum and caring for people of determination from the General Command of Ras Al Khaimah Police, March, 2018.
  • Awarded membership from the Arab Conferences Network, in recognition of the efforts made in the success of the activities of the Ninth International Scientific Conference under the title "Contemporary Trends in Humanities and Natural Sciences" which was held from 17-18 July 2018 under the umbrella of the American Research Foundation.
  • Awarded membership from the Arab Conferences Network, in recognition of the efforts made in the success of the activities of the 10th International Scientific Conference under the title " "Geophysical, Social, Human and Natural Challenges in a Changing Environment"., under the umbrella of the American Research Foundation, 25-26 July 2019, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Conference on Old People Services Under the Title “ Empowerment and Effective Participation of Older People, 2-October-2019, Government of Sharjah – Social Service Department with cooperation of WHO, Sharjah, UAE.
  • 12th GCC Conference for Social Association Under the Title “Social Empowerment for Strengthening Sustainable Development in GCC”,19-21 November 2019, Gasimia Sharjah University, UAE.
  • A Certificate of Appreciation was awarded, in recognition of the participation in the celebration of World Health Day on 9th April 2019 at the Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospital, Thumbay Medicity Al Jurf-Ajman.
  • A certificate of thanks and appreciation was awarded for the active participation in the success of the workshop (Plans for your Future) from the Social Development Center, Ajman, 27 November 2018.
  • Acknowledgment for the distinguished participation in the activities of the World Elderly Day 2017, The Elderly Care Institution, Ministry of Community Development, Ajman, 10/09/2017.
  • Certificate of appreciation and recognition for the intervention: the role of societal institutions in empowering Emirati women Economically and Socially a field study in the Emirate of Ajman, and the contributing to the success of the international conference on: Civil Society Organizations and Sustainable Development organized by Prince Abdul Qadir Al-Jazaery Center and Akouf Studies Foundation (Istanbul), "Organizational Development Laboratory and Human Resources Management, and the Laboratory Measurement and Psychological studies "University of Blida 2" Algeria "- 28-30 -March , 2018, Istanbul – Turkey
  • 11th Social Work Conference – Social Capital and its Impact on Social Development, Government of Sharjah- Social Services Department,The virtual platform) Zoom), Date: Wednesday, 24/06/2020.
  • “Hemaya International Virtual Symposium"on ”, Challenges in dealing with the Narcotic drug and psychotropic substances use during the period of precautionary measures to counter Virus Corona, Dubai Police, Hemaya International Center, Government of Dubai, 20th May 2020.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Member of Babiker Badri Scientific Association for Women Studies- Sudan.
  • Member of Women in Development Groups – UNDP – Yemen.
  • Member of Sudan Family Planning Association – Sudan.
  • Member of Sudan National Committee on Traditional Practices ( SNCTP).
  • Member of The British Association of Social Workers
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Civil Society Organizations and Sustainable Development, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on The Ninth International Scientific Academic Conference “Contemporary trends in social, human, and natural sciences” 17th – 18th July 2018, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on The Tenth International Scientific Academic Conference Under the Title “Geophysical, social, human and natural challenges in a changing environment” .” 25th -26th July 2019, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Department Committee: Scientific Research Committees (Member)
  • Department Committee: International Accreditation Committee. (Member)
  • Department Committee: Academic Advising and Training Committee ( Admin: Warning).
  • College Committee :International Academic Accreditation Committee
  • College Committee :Scientific Research Committees ( Member). 2018-2019
  • College Committee : Academic Advising and Training Committee
  • Department Committee: Evaluation and Continuous Improvement Committee
  • Department Committee: Graduation Projects Discussion Committee
  • Department Committee: Training in Institutions Discussion Committee
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Umm Al Moumineen Association, Ajman, to present a workshop “Developing the Skills of the Social Worker”, Umm Al Moumineen Association, Ajman, 011-2011.
  • Awarded membership from the Arab Conferences Network, in recognition of the efforts made in the success of the activities of the 10th International Scientific Conference under the title " "Geophysical, Social, Human and Natural Challenges in a Changing Environment"., under the umbrella of the American Research Foundation, 25-26 July 2019, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for the Supervising the Best Scientific Research Project Titled : Social Empowerment of Determination in the Fields of Work in Fujairah Emirate ( Field Study of a Sample of Workers in Fujairah Police Centers), at the 2nd AU Students’ Research Day held at Ajman University, Ajman, UAE, on 2nd May 2019.
  • A Certificate of Appreciation was awarded, in recognition of the participation in the organization of A scientific symposium under the title: Sociology of Social and Cultural Changes in Arab societies: Multiple Visions and Approaches, College of Humanities and Sciences, April 2019
  • Awarded membership from the Arab Conferences Network, in recognition of the efforts made in the success of the activities of the Ninth International Scientific Conference under the title "Contemporary Trends in Humanities and Natural Sciences" which was held from 17-18 July 2018 under the umbrella of the American Research Foundation.
  • A certificate of thanks and appreciation was awarded in the fruitful participation in organizing the activities of the second international scientific conference: "Problems of Social Studies in a Changing World", College of Information and Humanities, in the period 25-26 April 2018.
  • A certificate of appreciation and gratitude as a member of the scientific committee of the International Conference on: On Civil Society Organizations and Sustainable Development Organized by Prince Abdul Qadir Al-Jazaery Center and Akouf Studies Foundation (Istanbul), "Organizational Development Laboratory and Human Resources Management, and the Laboratory Measurement and Psychological studies "University of Blida 2" Algeria "- 25-26/12/2017 Istanbul – Turkey
  • Certificate of acknowledgment for the active participation in the training of female escorts of the elderly on safe and sound ways to care for the elderly psychologically, socially and healthily, the nursing home in Ajman, 10/09/2017.
  • Certificate of acknowledgment of active participation in the activities of the "First Forum of Partners of the Department of Sociology and Social Work", 18/05/2017
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from the College of Humanities and Science Ajman University for the distinguished efforts and contribution for the research and the role in university progress in the world classification 19/02/2020.
  • Department Committee :Information and Documentation Committee (member)
  • College QAA Requirement #1 committee ( Chairperson)
  • Committee for QAA Recommendation #1 (Member)