Malak Ben Amara

Malak is a law student pursuing the writing of her Master’s thesis in the Faculty of Judicial, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis, interested by the situation of Human Rights and Rule of Law in Tunisia. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Law from the same Faculty in 2020.

Over the past 4 years, Malak has advocated for fighting against corruption and promoting the values of integrity, transparency, and accountability with I WATCH organisation through several programs. In June 2021, she created, as a Parliamentary Assistant, a network of MPs called «Parliamentarians Against Corruption» to promote an anti-corruption legislation. An initiative that had been paralyzed by the President Kais Saied’s coup against a 10-years of hard-won democracy. Also, she worked as a long-term observer of the electoral campaigns for the 2019 elections in Tunisia.

Since August 2021, Malak works as Project Coordinator with I WATCH organisation. She conducted research about the legal framework of fighting against corruption in Tunisia in order to review and adjust it. Also, she organised a series of study days in different regions to revive the dialogue about finance law in the absence of the Parliament. In particular, the participatory workshops held in the presence of different stakeholders and actors to create a common vision for the finance crisis. Through these experiences, she has developed strong skills in project management such as conceptualizing, implementing, monitoring, and reporting about activities in respect of their assigned budget, building partnerships and coalitions, coordinating and communicating with different actors.

Aziza Ayachi

Aziza Ayachi, a dedicated professional in Private Law, holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from the Faculty of Legal, Political, and Social Sciences of Tunis. Committed to positive change, she blends academic excellence with real-world impact.

Beyond her legal prowess, Aziza’s volunteer work for a children’s welfare organization reflects her passion for justice. As a mentor, she excels in leadership and communication, fostering the growth of vulnerable children. With practical experience from legal internships and content writing, Aziza combines legal expertise with versatility. Her deep understanding of justice and unwavering determination make her an asset to any organization.

Islem Allagui

Islem Allagui

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.

Nada Bedchiche

Nada Bedchiche

Nada Bedchiche is a public law graduate passionate about human rights, gender, and youth participation in public life.

She has volunteering experience with multiple NGOs such as Inno-Peace, Hult-Prize and IIDebate. She has worked on different topics and has been in different positions ranging from editing to coordination. She is also a civic education trainer who has worked with teenagers in middle schools. In addition, she has worked as a project assistant in the field of local governance. She is currently a public law researcher and a part-time lecturer in public international law, which allows her to have good knowledge of research methods.

“Being part of [the] Lazord Fellowship would be a conducive environment to brainstorm, have constructive debates and to work with people who have already worked on the same cause. It’s an opportunity to be part of a team with a vision of the future and whose ideas and projects are sustainable.”