Between being an economics student, a women’s rights activist and a social entrepreneur, Moneera Yassien spends her time contributing to solving the hardships our world is experiencing nowadays. She founded IECRC (Innovation and Entrepreneurship Community Research Chapter) to support entrepreneurs in Sudan. Moneera is also an Alumnus of UNDP’s Youth Leadership Program and a mentor with the YLP network in the Arab region.
In addition to working with the United Nations Association Germany to establish the UN youth delegate programme in Sudan, Moneera founded a social enterprise called AMNA working to raise awareness about violence against women in Sudan. Moneera currently serves as Gender Monitor for the AMENDS Global Fellows, working to ensure equity, representation, and sensitivity in all our group programming and individual efforts.