Abir Tayari

Fellowship year

2020 - 2021

Field

Citizen Engagement

Placement when a fellow

I WATCH

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Financial and Project Assistant - Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

Higher education

Master's Degree in Management of Non-Profit Organizations - Tunis Business School

Current country of residence

Tunisia

Biography

Abir has a bachelor’s degree in English language, literature, and civilization. She has 2 master’s degrees, one in English for technology and another in management of non-profit organizations. She has a deep interest in research; this is why she did a research internship with Maghreb Economic Forum and always seeks research-related experiences. Among the things she is interested in are fundraising, communication, civic engagement, M&E, and project management. Abir has always been keen about NGOs, and this is why she wanted to put her studies into practice through the Lazord Fellowship. She was placed at the organization I WATCH, where she was a citizen engagement officer. During her studies, she provided trainings to university clubs members on themes like CSR, knowledge management, design thinking, and social entrepreneurship. Recently she started giving trainings on civic engagement and advocacy. Abir is currently a project and financial assistant in Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and a facilitator with ENACTUS Tunisia.