Merna Yossif

Fellowship year

2020 - 2021

Field

Child Protection

Placement when a fellow

Child Protection Assistant - Terre des hommes

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Caseworker - Caritas

Higher education

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Minia University

Current country of residence

Egypt

Biography

Merna is an activist in child protection. She has an outstanding passion for gender and women’s rights and children’s mental health, with four years of experience in this field. She is skilled in workshops facilitation, case management, and psychosocial support.

Merna has a strong education background with a pre-master degree in psychology studies. Her current thesis is about self, identity, and body image for adolescent girls.