About The Project
Aya Chebbi, a Pan-African feminist and diplomat. She rose to prominence as a voice for democracy and a political blogger during 2010/2011 Tunisia’s Revolution which toppled a twenty-three-year dictatorship. She served as the first ever African Union Special Envoy on Youth and the youngest diplomat at the African Union Commission Chairperson’s Cabinet (2018 – 2021). She is currently the Founder of Nala Feminist Collective (Nalafem), Africa’s largest multigenerational alliance of women activists and politicians united behind transformative change. She served on the Board of Directors of CIVICUS, World Refugee Council, Oxfam Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct, Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, among others. She is a graduate of University of Tunis El Manar with Bachelor in International Relations and Masters in African Politics from SOAS, University of London. She received the Gates Campaign Award and was named in Forbes Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women.