Aya has addressed audiences of activists, students, academics, leading civil society organizations, policy-makers, development practitioners and professionals. She delivered lectures and keynotes at Bond Annual Conference, Scotland’s international Development Alliance Conference, Statesboro United Methodist Church, UN Women Commission on the Status of Women Celebrity Event etc.

360: Societies

Beyond asking how we can build more inclusive societies, we explored what we can learn from one another in order to build resilient societies and foster collective success. Featuring Aya Chebbi, Adrienne Clarkson, Alexander Dirksen, and Hadeel Ibrahim

2018 Ibrahim Forum - session 3

The 2018 Ibrahim Forum will focus this year on public services in 21st century Africa: their key relation to good governance and effective leadership, new challenges and current shortcomings, the ways and means to strengthen them and make them appealing to the next generation.

(8a) Peoples' partnerships for the planet: Glocal actions for the SDGs

Interactive session on Civic Engagement and Communicating the SDGs at a national and local level. The session will provide in-depth analysis of entry-points for civil society engagement with the UN, inspiring stories of national mobilization and a rallying call to action for widening community participation on the 2030 Agenda.

The Pan-African Summit and Awards, 18 November, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

The World Refugee Council on Co-creating solutions with the youth, 13 November, Berlin, Germany

 AYM National Youth Empowerment Forum, 09 November, Lagos, Nigeria

AYM National Youth Empowerment Forum, 1 September, Kampala, Uganda

 Georgetown University, 14 September, DC, USA

Speaker at Emory University, 08 September Atlanta, USA

 Bootcamp on Social Entreprises and Migration, 02 July, Civitavecchia/Barcelona

 The Africa Youth Forum (AYF) Dialogue and Exchange Program (DEP), 30 June, Nairobi, Kenya

Aya Chebbi | Youth Radicalization & Violent Extremism

Website Twitter Facebook Instagram #ayachebbi #MIFMaroc

 Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend, 9 April, Marrakech, Morocco

 AYM Youth Empowerment Forum, 20 March, Nairobi, Kenya

 Fight Inequality Alliance Global Gathering, 21 February, Manila, Philippines

 Fulbright Mid-Year Conference, 10 December, Washington, DC, USA

CIVICUS International Civil Society week, 30 November, Johannesburg, South Africa

Aya Chebbi- United Nations Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law

First session of the Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law on "Widening the Democratic Space: the role of youth in public decision-making" 21-22 November 2016, Geneva, Switzerland. Website Twitter Facebook Instagram #ayachebbi #OHCHR

 Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law First session, 21-22 November, Palais des Nations, Geneva

Hague in Peace Festival Debate, 23 September, The Hague, Netherlands

UNOY Annual Young Peace-builders Forum, 22 September The Hague, Netherlands

  Intergenerational Dialogue at AU Heads of States Summit, 30 January, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Growing with the Revolution | Aya Chebbi | TEDxMünster

Aya tells the story of the youth growing from the state of waithood to freedom and empowerment. She draws the victories of young people from Tunisia to Senegal, Burkina Faso and across Africa, a story that the mainstream media would not highlight unless it turns into a violent conflict or a armed coup.

TED Speaker, “Growing with the Revolution” 26 June, Munster, Germany

Build Peace 2015 Short Talks: Aya Chebbi

Peace Building Through Storytelling & Alternative Media Aya Chebbi, The Voice of Women Initiative

 Build Peace Conference, 02 April, Nicosia, Cyprus

Aya Chebbi intervention at UNwomen Intergenerational Dialogue ( ECOSOC Chamber)

A conversation among various gender equality advocates and stakeholders across generations to discuss strategies and perspectives that can accelerate the achieving of gender equality by 2030. Website Twitter Facebook Instagram #ayachebbi

General Assembly at UN ECOSOC, 13 March, New York

Aya Chebbi Speech at the United Nations | UN Women 2015 #CSW59

Aya Chebbi gave a speech at the UN Women Celebrity event to mark the 20th anniversary of the historic Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing - which led to a blueprint for advancing women's rights.

 UN Women Celebrity Event, Commission on the Status of Women, 10 March, New York

MEPI Keynote Address

MEPI Alumni Conference 2015, Keynote Address by Aya Chebbi, 3/7/2015

 MEPI Alumni Conference, 04 March, Rabat-Morocco

 Jamhuri High School, 02 May, Dodoma, Tanzania

 Kinaawa High School, 30 April, Kampala, Uganda

 Mbogo High School, 27 April, Kampala, Uganda

Changing Stereotypes through Alternative Media - Aya Chebbi | AMENDS

Aya Chebbi is a young Tunisian blogger, women's advocate and peace activist. Following Tunisia's revolution, she has been widely speaking about social movements worldwide for conferences and rallies in the United States, Canada, Poland, Turkey, Kenya and South Africa among other countries.

 Stanford University, 10 April, California, USA

Emmanuel County Institute, 13 March, Georgia, USA

 Wheelock International Conference, 22 June, Boston,USA

 African Union 50th Anniversary Intergenerational Dialogue, 25 May, Addis Ababa-Ethiopia

  Boutheast Bulloch High School, 06 Nov, Georgia, USA

International Lecture of the National Cathedral School, 17 November, DC, USA

Aya has spoken at many venues, including summits, forums, hearings, conferences and rallies in 65 countries around the world including in the United Kingdom, the United States, Brazil, Thailand, the Philippines, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Morocco, Turkey, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands.

  • Universities and schools such as Stanford, Georgetown, Yale, Emory, DC National Cathedral School, Georgia Southern, Wheelock, Denver, Tufts, SOAS and London School of Economics.
  • Festivals and rallies such as Unleash Festival, Hague in Peace Festival, Living Peace London Rally and Global Festival of Action
  • Other conferences such as Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, Build Peace Conference, St. Gallen Symposium, World Social Forum, Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend and Global Power Shift Conference.

Aya speaks on issues related to:

  • Pan-Africanism
  • Feminism and gender equality
  • Youth empowerment and youth rights
  • Youth Radicalisation and violent extremism
  • Movement building
  • Migration and refugees  
  • Human Rights and civic space  
  • Peace-building and non-violence  
  • Blogging, social media and Tech
  • Education


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