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Dalel Krichen

Dalel Krichen

2014 Fellow
Women's Initiative Fellowship Program

Dalel Krichen currently is the president of the Tunisian chapter of the Women’s Democracy Network. She also serves as the director of the Tunisian Association for Management and Social Stability in Sfax, Tunisia, a community development organization whose mission is to contribute to the economic and social integration of vulnerable populations.

A certified trainer, Dalel provides trainings on leadership, home-based businesses, entrepreneurship, and e-commerce. As the director of the Women’s Economic Sustainability Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Center, Dalel works closely with women to help them achieve economic self-sufficiency.

Previously, Dalel served as the technical director of a large-scale revitalization project in Sfax called the Taparura Project. Also a general secretary on the board of Tunisian engineers in Sfax, she set various programs to encourage female students to study technical fields, as well as assist women in STEM to locate jobs.

Dalel is a champion of women’s empowerment and political participation, dedicated to ensuring women have a real voice in every facet of their lives, from family affairs to the public sphere to the political arena.

A former member of Tunisian Parliament and a native of Sfax, Dalel received a civil engineering degree from Washington University in St. Louis. She is married and the mother of two daughters.