Oumayma Sessi

Oumayma Sessi

Fellowship year

2021 - 2022


Preventing Violent Extremism - Social Cohesion

Placement when a fellow

Project Assistant and Operations and Logistics Officer - OCTS (Tunisian Organization for Social Cohesion)

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Quality and Operations Manager - OCTS (Tunisian Organization for Social Cohesion)

Higher education

Bachelor's Degree in English and International Relations - ISSHT (Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Tunis)

Current country of residence



Oumayma Sessi is an English and International Relations graduate. She chose to dig into this field because of her keen interest in public affairs. Oumayma is a diligent and dedicated person, with a heartfelt desire to make a positive impact. She has contributed to volunteer work with I Watch Organization. Furthermore, she had an enriching experience at the diplomatic level during her internship at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

By joining the Lazord Fellowship, she started her first professional experience in a field that she is passionate about-the field of humanitarian action in civil society. Through the fellowship, she did her placement at the Tunisian Organization for Social Cohesion, where she was lucky enough to occupy various positions.

Oumayma is a perseverant person who aims to complete tasks to the fullest; she uses her positive attitude and good spirits to also encourage others to accomplish their tasks.