Achref Aouadi comes from a family of political activists. He started as s blogger and a cyber activist. In 2009, he was selected to take part in a leadership program in the University of Minnesota. After the accomplishment of the program, Achref founded the Student-To-Student university club, the first English-speaking university club in Tunisia. The club focused on students’ advocacy and community service. After the Tunisian evolution, Achref, founded I WATCH organization, a Tunisian watchdog organization working on transparency, good governance and anticorruption. I WATCH put together the second largest domestic observation mission in Tunisian’s last elections. Achref graduated in 2011 from the International Anti-Corruption Academy and is still enrolled in a master’s degree in the cross-cultural studies. In 2011, he was chosen by the United Nations to represent the Tunisian civil society in the United Nations Convention Anti-Corruption. In 2011, he was elected the founding president of the Lions Club Tunis Pioneers. During the Libyan war, Achref served on the Tunisian-Libyan borders to rescue around 500.000 refugees who crossed the borders to seek refuge in Tunisia.
Sector: Non-Profit and NGO
Main Pillar: Youth
Areas of Expertise: Civil Society and Human Rights
Country of Origin: Tunisia
City of Residency: Tunis, Tunisia