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2014 Fellow
Women's Initiative Fellowship Program

Sarah’s passion for public service and volunteerism has landed her a position as a respected activist within the ranks of the civil society world. She has become an active member within the JID association (Youth Independent Democrats) and has been elected a member of the executive committee. During her three years of active involvement, Sarah has participated in several projects aimed at raising awareness among Tunisian citizens and helping the community to maintain the gains of the Tunisian Revolution. Sarah believes that by promoting internationally recognized human rights, Tunisia can continue to make advances toward becoming a democratic society. Sarah’s projects were designed to establish fair and honest elections, encouraging the involvement of Tunisian youth in the decision-making process, as well as empowering women and their status in society.

Sarah graduated Cum Laude from the Law University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal, Political and Social Sciences and recently obtained her Master’s Diploma in Common Law specialty fulfilled with “high honor”. Sarah has participated in many international law competitions including the William C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, where she was awarded “Best Orator.” She will soon begin her professional career with one of the most prestigious law firms in Tunisia.

Sarah is now ready to devote more time and energy to make a significant contribution to the development and the empowerment of her country and community. Sarah is looking forward to enhancing her leadership skills through her participation in the Women’s Initiative Fellowship.

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