Aya Chebbi is an award winning Pan-African feminist and renowned blogger. Her blogs were published at Al-Jazeera, OpenDemocracy and Foresight-Africa among other international medias. Beside her prominent online presence, Aya is the co-founder of the Voice of Women Initiative (feminist collective) and founding Chair of the African Youth Movement, one of Africa’s largest movements fighting for peace and social justice.
Aya is an international speaker, keynote at BONDconference, the UN Commission on the Status of Women celebrity event, US Congress hearings, TEDx and DW among others. In recognition to her achievements, Aya was named one of Africa’s most Outstanding Young Women leaders in 2013 (Ghana) and won the Young Achiever of the year 2015 recognized by the Forbes (South Africa) and she appeared on top lists of people to watch; at the Huffington Post andYouth Hub Africa as well as 100 under 40 Most Influential Arabs byArabianBusiness. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of CIVICUSWorld Alliance for Citizen Participation.