Bahira Sherif Trask teaching during her Diversity and Families class at UD

Prof. Bahira Trask helps the United Nations and UD students understand family challenges

Bahira Trask is a professor and chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS), and the author and editor of five books and countless academic papers, Trask has been researching gender and family related issues for over 20 years.

She’s delivered TEDx talks on changing families and the struggles of negotiating work and family life. She has served as a long-time member of the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). And for the past eight years she’s travelled to 17 countries on five continents, working with the United Nations and other international agencies, to encourage the implementation of supportive policies that promote and strengthen families and simultaneously bolster economic life.

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