Seif Ben Youssef has a master’s degree in international humanitarian law and human rights from the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of Tunis and is currently a PhD student in international law at the same university. He is also currently a project coordinator at Avocats Sans Frontières-Tunisia. As a Lazord Fellow, he spent a year at the Tunisian Organization for Social Cohesion, where he was first a project assistant and then a project coordinator.
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Islem Allagui is currently enrolled as a second year research master’s student at the Higher Institute of Languages in Tunis and she specializes in Cross Cultural Studies and Poetics. Over the years, she has demonstrated valued leadership skills by means of participating in her college community activities. Her aspiration to create a positive change led her to volunteer on the management team of TedxSidiBouSaid to bring life into the event entitled ‘Brighten Your Future’. As a debater, she participated in multiple trainings such as I Debate w Rasi 3ali and Sawty Debate Competition. She aspires as a leader to use her skills to make constructive change in her community and to inspire others to do the same.
Batool is a very passionate and active law student interested in human rights and women’s rights. Through the Lazord Fellowship, she worked for one year at Plan International, on a project which aims to empower girls and young women and enhance their participation in the decision-making process. This opportunity enriched her project management skills, in addition to empowering her with the importance of human rights-based projects to change harmful social norms.
Rania has a background in law, with a bachelor’s degree in private law and a master’s degree in democracy and electoral management. She is passionate about women’s rights, minority rights, and children with disabilities. She volunteer in a deaf mute association, and is now working with Article 19 through the Lazord Fellowship.
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Iheb works with the Arab Institute for Human Rights as a project assistant. After graduating from the Mediterranean School of Business with a degree in business administration, Iheb worked as a public relations executive at a media communications agency, managing a broad portfolio of local and international clients. Iheb has a strong knowledge of campaign planning, reporting, media monitoring, and news fact-checking. His passion for gender equality issues, economic development, and human rights has driven him to pursue a master’s degree in political science and democratic governance. Reporting, research methods, and academic writing are strong areas of his expertise, as he speaks and writes English, French, and Arabic fluently. A self-motivated aspiring change-maker with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, Iheb is an unrelenting learner with a sharp eye for detail.
Shahd Alayed is a youth leader who graduated from the Hikmat Leaders program. She is interested in community work and social entrepreneurship, particularly in the education and unemployment fields. Shahd started a project called “PlanZ” to address the gap between student skills and market needs. Through the Lazord Fellowship, Shahd is working as a MENA training assistant for New Tactics in Human Rights.
Through the Lazord Fellowship, Liliann is a research assistant at West Asia – North Africa (WANA) Institute, where she is a part of the Like-Minded CAAC Working Group – UNETCHAC. Liliann has a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Jordan. Her last internship was at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates in the media field, in which she was responsible for writing daily and weekly news reports, and assisted more than one research project. She had the opportunity to be the stenographer in the Jordan-EU Association Council-14th session. She is also a volunteer at Global Humanitarian organization. She was an intern at Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, where she attended a lot of trainings and workshops like human rights, climate change, communication skills, dialogue skills and social justice. She was a volunteer at the King Hussein Cancer Center and Foundation (KHCC-KHCF). Lastly, she was an intern at New Tactics in Human Rights-Center for Victims of Torture, where she completed the online course on, “Strategic Advocacy: Planning and tracking advocacy campaigns.”
Basil is a proud Lazord alumnus. He is a trainer with a demonstrated history of working in the civic and social organization sector and languages industry. Basil is skilled in training, facilitation, public speaking, translation and interpreting. He has a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and English Languages and Literature from the University of Jordan.
Jihen is a journalist who graduated from the Institute of Journalism and Science of Information. She is ambitious, dynamic, and loves humanitarian and civil work. The Lazord Fellowship represented a turning point in her life, as it contributed greatly to the opening of doors to civil society in her life, where she found something of her identity and passion, where everyone gathers together for the sake of humanity.