Dr. Almoaibed joined the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies in March 2020 as a Research Fellow. Her research focuses on youth and education-to-work transitions in Saudi Arabia, with an emphasis on vocational education and training. She obtained her PhD from University College London's Institute of Education, her MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and her BA from the University of Washington. Prior to her PhD research, Hanaa managed several multi-stakeholder research projects related to youth, careers and education in Saudi Arabia, building relationships between private and public sector entities. She is also currently heading strategic communications and public engagement at ZADK Culinary Academy in Al-Khobar.