Houssem Jebali

Fellowship year

2017 - 2018

Field

Environment - Politics - Youth Development

Placement when a fellow

Project Assistant/Translator - RAJ Tunisie

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Translator at ASAK Group

Higher education

Master's degree in Interpreting and Translation Studies - ISSHT

Current country of residence

Qatar

Biography

Houssem is a 25-year-old Tunisian with a master’s degree who has been active in Tunisian civil society since 2015. Houssem is an enthusiastic activist who has participated in several workshops and trainings in Tunisia and abroad to broaden his knowledge on, and to promote youth-related issues. After finishing his one-year fellowship program with the Lazord Foundation, he was recruited by a company based in Qatar. Today, Houssem lives in Qatar and started his professional life as a translator, the career of which he has always dreamt. He is still committed to promoting youth-related issues, especially after gaining useful skills and tools during the Lazord Fellowship that will help him to continue to achieve his goals.