Former Humphrey Fellow Ben Said featured at Nobel Peace Prize Forum, September

Ikram Ben Said, is a member of the UN's Advisory Group of Experts on Youth, Peace and Security. Appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Ben Said supports the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security. She is the Founder of “Aswat Nissa” (Voices of Women), a Tunisian nonprofit promoting women’s active participation in the political and policy-making spheres while fighting against all forms of discrimination and violence against women. Her latest initiative “Women’s Political Academy” was awarded the 2014 Madeleine Albright Award. Ben Said is a former Senior Program Manager at Search for Common Ground (SFCG), a leading international nonprofit for peace building and conflict resolution.   She was a 2015-16 Humphrey International Fellow at the University of Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

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