Mouna Balghouthi

Fellowship year

2016 - 2017

Field

Civic Education - Youth Engagement

Placement when a fellow

Project Coordinator/Resident Fellow - Mahgreb Economic Forum

Current employment &/or degree seeking

International Facilitator - MitOst

Higher education

Master's degree in English Language, Literature, and Civilization

Current country of residence

Tunisia

Biography

Mouna is a Civic Education and Youth Engagement facilitator at MitOst organization. In 2017, she was awarded the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) scholarship at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, USA, where she served as the main Arabic professor and academic counselor, and studied political science, black power, and entrepreneurship. Previously, Mouna worked as a project coordinator and research fellow at the Maghreb Economic Forum (MEF), a Swiss-Tunisian Think-and-Do Tank, where she led two projects on youth engagement and gender equality. She developed proposals and budgets and organized conferences while fostering sustainable partnerships with different national and international stakeholders. She is a fervent forward-looking social activist and a staunch believer in change. She is interested in continuing to work in the field of civic education focusing on social development and youth engagement.