Ibrahim Bakri is the Assistant Director of the Middle East Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a Non Resident Fellow in International Relations & Development at TRENDS Research & Advisory. Ibrahim has served as a summit coordinator at the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program. In this capacity he helped coordinate two Middle East and North Africa Think Tank Summits, focusing on regional dialogue and communication, as well as led several research teams focused on the influence of think tanks and research on public policy within MENA. He has previously interned for the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, working within the Program on the Middle East. Ibrahim graduated with a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philosophy, Politics and Economics in 2018.