Dr. Yasmeen Makarem, Assistant Professor of Human Resource Development at the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut. Yasmeen received her doctorate from Texas A&M University (TAMU) in May of 2019 and was the recipient of the Distinguished Honor Graduate Award from TAMU for her academic achievements and leadership throughout her 4-year doctoral studies. Yasmeen’s research explores Human Resource Development practices in developing economies, with a particular focus on the theory and practice of career development. Her other research stream explores critical perspectives on Talent Management. Yasmeen’s work has been published in several journals and academic conferences, including Human Resource Management Journal, Business Research Quarterly, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Academy of Management and Academy of Human Resource Development. Yasmeen is currently completing her 3-year term as the managing editor of Human Resource Development.