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


Oxfam Independent Commission on Sexual Misconduct 
2018 -20120

Fight Inequality Steering Committee

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  


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

2016 – 2018

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

Summer 2016   

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

Summer 2015  

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


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

Summer 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

Summer 2013 

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

Summer 2012  

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

January – March  2018

North Africa Regional Assessment Consultant on Peace, Justice and Dignity Index


November 2017- January 2018

Consultant on Tunisia and Algeria youth mapping at BroadImpact Consultancy http://www.broadimpact.org


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


Fulbright Scholar and FLTA, Georgia Southern University 


International Elections Observer – Carter Center


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

Volunteer Experience

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

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
Soliya Facilitator, Soliya’s Connect Program, Online


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)

Volunteer teacher, Primary School of Menzah VI, Tunisia


Volunteer Facilitator, Hospital of Children, Bab Saâdoun, Tunisia

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


Ramadan Tables




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

Open Government Partnership – OGP


The United Nations Association – UK (UNA-UK)


Open Democracy

Your Middle East

BrownBook Magazine

D+C Development and Cooperation Magazine

Orange Magazine

Forsight for development – Africa





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


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