Ms. Yousra Mshmsh

Regional Manager: Middle East and North Africa at Peace First Organization

Yousra Mshmsh is an artist and a youth activist that works towards building underprivileged communities through social entrepreneurship, technologies, and dialogue. Inspired by her community work with hundreds of young people in marginalized communities, which shed the light on their huge potential and the many injustices they face, Yousra participated in several peace-making projects focusing on gender-based violence, social discrimination, bullying and lack of opportunities, as well as leading a project that empowers kids in resolving injustices in their local communities by using the practices of changemaking .In addition to her youth-focused work, Yousra has several years of professional experience in supporting start-ups, social enterprises, and SMEs to accelerate their growth and leverage their success in the MENA region’s biggest incubators and innovation hubs. Yousra is working with Peace First as the  Regional Manager and Fellow in Residence for MENA, by recruiting, training, funding, and supporting young people to make peace in their communities. Besides her B.Eng. degree in computer engineering from JU, she holds a diploma in conflict management from Fryshuset-Sweden. Yousra is also a member of the UN office of counter-terrorism youth unit working with a global team of changemakers on designing international peace-focused youth programs and materials.

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