Experience

Recognized by many organizations for her invaluable experience, Aya provides regular consultancy to the African Union and the United Nations with focus on youth, gender and governance projects and strategies.  To contact her consultancy email hello@ayachebbi.com

Boards

Since 2017
2016 – 2018

Member of the Board of Directors – Africans Rising Movement

2016 – 2018

Member of the Advisory Committee – World Peace Initiative Foundation

2016 – 2018

Member of the Advisory Committee – FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund

2016 – 2018

Member of the International Steering Committee – United Network of Young Peace-builders

2016- 2018

Member of the Board of Directors – CIVICUS Alliance for Citizen Participation  

2016

Jury Member – African Youth Awards

 

2014- 2015

Executive Board member  – American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at Stanford  (AMENDS)
Watch Changing Stereotypes through Alternative Media”, Stanford University 

Fellowships and Programs

2017 July – August 

Policy Fellow, The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center – Bellagi , Italy

2016 – 2018

Member of the Crans Montana Forum of New Leaders for Tomorrow  – Conferences in Dakhla, Barcelona, Brussels and Geneva  

2016 – August 

International Summer University for Intercultural Leadership, Aladdin Project – Baku, Azerbaijan

2015 – June

The Fletcher Summer Institute for the Advanced Study of Nonviolent Conflict, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy , Tufts University, Boston  

2014

Explorers’ Journey for Systemic Change, DEEEP/Concord – Residential sessions in Brussels, Johannesburg and Tunis

2014

Young Leaders Visitors Program (YLVP), Swedish Institute – Residential sessions in Malmo, Stockholm and Tunis

2013 – December

Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratization (WELDD) Program, Cairo, Egypt

2013 – July

MILEAD Fellowship, Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership Institute, Accra, Ghana

2012- 2013

WISE Learners Voice Program, Qatar Foundation  – Residential sessions in Doha and Boston

2012 – June

4th African University on Youth and Development, North South Centre of the Council of Europe, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde

2012 – May

La visite d’étude de Leaders Tunisiens en Pologne, Solidarity Fund, Warsaw, Poland

2012 – January- March 

Fellow, International Republic Institute, Tunis, Tunisia

2011 – December

Peace Agent, International Global Peace on the Move Fellowship, Peace Revolution, Krabi, Thailand

2011 – September- November 

MENA Democracy Fellowship, World Affairs Journal, Washington DC, USA

2011 – November 

Fellow researcher, Hudson Institute,Washington DC, USA

2011 –  November

Fellow, Jeff Fortenberry Congressional Office,  DC, USA

2011 – September  

Fellow, Susan Davis Congressional Office,  DC, USA

Professional Work

2016

Peace Revolution Summit Director- World Peace Initiative Foundation

2014- 2017

Strategic Planning and Development Director – World Peace Initiative Foundation

2013- 2014

Africa and Middle East Programs Director – World Peace Initiative Foundation

2012-2013

Fulbright Scholar and FLTA, Georgia Southern University 

2012

International Elections Observer – Carter Center

2012

Program Assistant –  Bureau de Cooperation Tunisie-Denmark: Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Volunteer Experience

2011-2012
Global Changemaker, British Council, Tunisia 
Co-Founder of Jamaity
2011

Peace Educator, Refugee Camps, Tunisian-Libyan borders

2010 -2011
Peer Educator on Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS, Youth Peer Educational Network (Y-Peer), Tunisia
2010- 2011
OCVP Out Going eXchange, AIESEC University
 
2010-2011
Soliya Facilitator, Soliya’s Connect Program, Online

                                                                                                         

2009-2012
Secretary General,  L’Organisation nationale de l’enfance tunisienne (ONET), Tunisia

 

Caravane de L’Espoir de Ghardimaou (20 MARS 2011 )
Nettoyage de la Tunisie
Kermesse à l’INPE (ONET Menezah +NSS)
2009-2012

Volunteer teacher, Primary School of Menzah VI, Tunisia

2009-2012

Volunteer Facilitator, Hospital of Children, Bab Saâdoun, Tunisia

2009 -2012
Volunteer, Red Crescent, blood donations and campaigns, Tunisia 

        

Ramadan Tables

                                                                             

Publications

Aya has become a renowned commentator, columnist and influential youth. Her blogs were published on international media.

The United Nations Association – UK (UNA-UK)

AlJazeera

Open Democracy

Your Middle East

BrownBook Magazine

D+C Development and Cooperation Magazine

Orange Magazine

Forsight for development – Africa

CIVICUS

 

Education

2015-2016

Masters African Studies – The School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), London

2007-2011

BA English and International Relations – The Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia