Riadh Dziri

Fellowship year

2015 - 2016

Field

Human Rights

Placement when a fellow

Project Coordinator - Al Kawakibi Democracy Transition Center

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Project Officer - The Union of Mediterranean Confederations of Enterprises (BUSINESSMED)

Higher education

Master's degree in Computer Science - La Faculté des Sciences de Tunis

Current country of residence

Tunisia

Biography

Riadh admires technology and innovation; therefore he studied computer science and graduated from the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis with a master’s degree in computer science with the highest honors. He wanted to stand by his beloved country Tunisia, changed his career path, and professionally joined civil society.

He has been involved in many initiatives on human rights, freedom of association, governance and peace building. By getting accepted to the Lazord Fellowship, he made the best of a great opportunity to strengthen his network, foster his civic engagement and pave a new solid career path. After finishing the fellowship, he worked as a project coordinator at the organization where he had been placed as Lazord Fellow. Currently, he works as a project officer at a regional employers’ organization.

“Aslama ! ‘Do what you love, Riadh, and be what you want.’ This is what i have been telling myself. Believing in what I want to become, driven by my passion, I’m confidently heading for success.”