Shirin Arslan is an economist who specializes in gender analysis in economics and workers’ economic security.
Shirin has worked with private sector firms, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and non-profits to produced quantitative and qualitative research analyses covering a wide range of topics. Her recent research has focused on work-family policies, labor market practices, economic regulations, anti-trust policies, human rights conditions, and technology startups. In addition to research, Shirin is involved in a local initiative that aims to bring high-quality STEM-focused learning programs to economically disadvantaged communities in the DMV region.
Shirin holds a master’s degree in economics from American University and B.A. in Economics from Virginia Commonwealth University.