Yousra N’Diaye

Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Precinct Program: Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Date(s): Summer 2015

Yousra N’diaye has over five years’ experience in different fields related to peace-building, gender issues, and the promotion of good governance. Currently, she is director of economic governance at the African Peer Review Mechanism where she focuses on economic and social integration of women in Chad. She also speaks regularly at conferences and writes articles on vital subjects such as girls education, tolerance, and peace. She has a homework assistance class and helps women in her neighborhood with administrative procedures. Yousra holds post-graduate diplomas in Economics and Political science from the University of Rheims and after the Mandela Washington Fellowship she plans to continue her activities in women’s empowerment and rights.

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Yousra N’Diaye – YALI Impact Story

YALI 2015 Fellow Yousra N’Diaye is advocating for women’s political participation in Chad, a country consisting of over 52% women. In addition, 65% of the Chadian population is under the age of 24. According to Yousra, “If the youth have one responsibility, it is to maintain a climate of […]