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Sobia Kapadia

Senior Project Manager

Middlesex University

Sobia Kapadia is the Senior Project Manager on the UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub, Middlesex University. Sobia graduated as an Architect in 2004 and joined the UN in 2010. She has worked in South Asia and the Middle East with a focus on gender, social justice and human rights. Her work has mainly been in Urban Resilience and Community Development to improve the living conditions of the most vulnerable in disasters affected and conflict regions. She has delivered and managed projects for UN and INGOs. On the Hub, Sobia is managing projects across the Migration and Displacement and Transformation and Empowerment streams.

Areas of interest

Low-cost / energy efficient housing; urban resilience; climate change vulnerability evaluation; knowledge management; MEAL