Maha Yassin is a junior researcher at the Planetary Security Initiative, a project run by Clingendael Institute. Her work focuses on raising awareness and catalyzing action on climate change-related security risks. The Planetary Security Initiative (PSI) serves as a knowledge hub where Maha contributes to its outreach activities.
Maha holds an MA in communication studies from Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), where she focused on researching local media framing of environmental activism in Iraq. Prior to becoming a junior researcher, Maha studied Geology (BSc) and Translation Studies (MA) in Iraq, and worked for a humanitarian disarmament project in the South. While studying at EUR, Maha has volunteered for PAX and interned at the PSI.