Khouloud Faizy

Fellowship year

2022 - 2023

Field

Education - Youth

Placement when a fellow

IREX Organization

Higher education

Bachelor's Degree

Current country of residence

Tunisia

Biography

Khouloud works to create change in the health care services, for them to be human-centered and gender oriented. She graduated as a midwife from the higher school of health sciences and techniques in 2021. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in human rights and international humanitarian law, in parallel with a master’s degree in governance of public policy. In 2021, she won the Ambassador for a Day competition that was organized by the British Embassy in Tunisia. She co-founded an independent movement, Ambassadors for Equality, which provides programs to empower underserved girls and young women to claim their rights and create a healthier environment where they can live free from discrimination and violence. She and her team implemented two programs, TeenGirlsLead and Power Voices Challenge.

Khoulud’s journey with the Academy of National Dialogue (AND) began in 2020 as a project manager. She managed a team, organized and moderated 2 seminars about gender equality and women’s rights, one in collaboration with the municipality of Tunis, and the other in collaboration with the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), where she demonstrated great public speaking and team-work skills. She also organized and moderated online seminars about education, environment and local authority after the pandemic. She is a trainer in human rights, gender equality, and democracy, and has facilitated workshops and dialogue sessions on different subjects.