Ala Oueslati

Meet Ala

Having founded the NASH Initiative in 2011 to reduce illiteracy rates among youth and adults in rural Tunisia, Ala has worked with numerous CSOs and nonprofits on education, youth empowerment, and refugees’ social integration, both in Tunisia and across the MENA region. He studied International Affairs at University of Tunis and Nazareth College of Rochester, NY and has been working for Women Deliver since 2015 on promoting women’s health, rights, and wellbeing in remote areas and conflict zones. He is the coordinator of YaLa Women, a branch of YaLa Young Leaders focusing on women’s issues in the MENA. Ala is UN Empower Women Global Champion and a 120 Under 40 Award nominee.