Mbarka Bouaida is a member of the National Council of the political party “National Rally for Independents” (RNI), which forms the first party in the Opposition against the current Government leaded by the Islamists. Member of Parliament from 2007 to 2011, Mbarka was elected as a Chair of the Committee of Foreign Affairs in the Moroccan House of Representatives. She was in charge of relationships between Moroccan and European Parliaments as a Co-Chair of the Mixed Committee created between both parliaments. Since January 2012, Mbarka is in charge of Foreign Affairs within her political party, and is freshly elected as a Vice President of the Parliamentarian Forum for Democracy. She is a member of the Think Tank of the North South Center within the Council of Europe. Mbarka dedicates her community life to local associations in her native region in the Southern Sahara, and is very sensitive to the emancipation of women in her region. Mbarka has an MBA in General Management in Hull University in England, and has made different political trainings as Young Leader with Kroeber Foundation in Munich, and Aspen Institute in France. She is co-founder of RadioMars.ma, a radio station specializing in youth and sport.
Sector: Government and International Institutions
Main Pillar: Politics, Diplomacy and Global Economy
Areas of Expertise: Politics and Diplomacy
Country of Origin: Morocco
City of Residency: Rabat, Morocco