Aya Chebbi

Nala Feminist Collective

Aya is a Pan-African feminist and diplomat. She rose to prominence as a voice for democracy during Tunisia’s Revolution from 2010-2011. She served as the first African Union Special Envoy on Youth and youngest diplomat at Chairperson’s Cabinet from 2018 – 2021. Nalafem is a collective of women activists and politicians united behind transformative change. She received Gates Campaign Award and was named in Forbes Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
12:00 pm EEST 01:30 pm EEST Building a Feminist World: Exploring the Power of Feminist Policies
Kigali Convention Centre - Room - Auditorium

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Have you ever imagined what a feminist world system would look like? This session will explore how feminist policies are attempting to tackle Read More

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Delphine O

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Aya Chebbi


Nala Feminist Collective


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Stella Anyangwe

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Blandine Umuziranenge

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Taryn Russell

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Melania Chiponda

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Claude Mambo Muvunyi

Director General Rwanda Biomedical Center

Hanna Lemma

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Kathryn Toure

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Dr. Lisa Avery

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Carmen Correa

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Tawakkol Karman

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Anis Farid

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Patricia Elias

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Lipi Rahman

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Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda