Ahlem Zarrouk

Fellowship year

2020 - 2021

Field

Watchdog

Placement when a fellow

Capacity Building Officer - I Watch Organization

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Mid-Senior Program Manager - I Watch Organization

Higher education

Master's Degree in Earth Science

Current country of residence

Tunisia

Biography

Ahlem received her master’s degree in earth science from the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis in 2018. She wrked for a private mines and petroleum services company for nearly two years. In 2017, while preparing for her master’s degree, she was part of the research team at the Water Researches and Technologies Center, during which she participated in many events and conferences.

To switch careers, Ahlem joined the Lazord Fellowship, and got the chance to start a new experience in the development sector. Through the fellowship, Ahlem was placed at I Watch Organization in Tunis as a Junior Capacity Building Officer. During the year, she was part of the organizing committee of I Watch’s People Conference that hosted over 1000 guests, and other large events. Now she is still part of I Watch but in a different role as a mid-senior staff Program Manager.