Aya Chebbi

ounder and Chair- African Youth Movement
Aya Chebbi

Aya Chebbi

ounder and Chair- African Youth Movement

Biography

Aya Chebbi is an award winning Tunisian activist and blogger. She is the founding chair of the African Youth Movement and co­founder of the Voice of Women initiative. She previously worked at the refugee camps during Libya’s civil war, at Bureau de Cooperation Tunisie­Denmark in Tunis, and at the Carter Center monitoring 2012 Egyptian Presidential Elections, in Cairo.

Aya has become a world­renowned blogger during Tunisia’s Revolution and her pieces were published at OpenDemocracy and Al­Jazeera among others. In recognition of her achievements, Aya was named as one of Africa’s most Outstanding Young Women leaders in 2013 and as Young Achiever of the Year 2015. At EPS, Aya will talk about the role of the youth in non­violent resistance and her story with transformational change.

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