Mariam is a Senior Programme Officer for International Alert’s Tunisia team. She manages our EU-funded project on Enhancing inclusive and democratic governance on Tunisia’s borders with Algeria and Libya. Her areas of expertise include socio-economic rights, governance, youth and marginalisation, and gender.
Before joining us, Mariam worked at two political foundations in Germany. She was Programme Manager for Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, where she was based in their Egypt office for three years, and she then became Regional Programme Coordinator at Heinrich Böll Stiftung.
Mariam also has experience as a Teaching Assistant, covering Middle East politics and international relations. She holds an MSc in International Relations Theory from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a BSc in Political Science from The British University in Egypt, where she focused on human rights and international relations.