Sonya Zayneb Ouertani studied international politics and public administration in Germany, France, and Canada. She has various working experiences in the field of international cooperation with the German government and EU institutions in Thailand, Burundi, Jordan, North Macedonia & Pakistan.
Additionally, Sonya is socially engaged in different fields, mainly in Jewish-Muslim dialogue formats and in strengthening a diverse Muslim community in Germany based on an anti-patriarchal and gender-inclusive approach. She aims at analyzing current political developments in critical, decolonizing, and intersectional ways and creating spaces for active solidarity among marginalized groups.
Updated May 2022
More from Sonya Zayneb Ouertani
Continuous Existence of and Discrimination Against Muslims in Germany
A workshop to reflect upon the continuous existence of and discrimination against Muslims on the current German territory prior to 1950.
Humanity in Action Germany Announces the 2023 German Fellows Cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 16 Fellows were selected in Germany to join the 2023 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort.
'COLONIALISM' - from the 2022 HUMAN RIGHTS Cph Fellowship podcast series
Learn more about the role of colonialism and education in the present day relationship between Denmark and Greenland as well as the two countries' shared history. This podcast is created by Maida Zagorac, Paulina Saerbeck, and Sonya Zayneb Ouertani during the 2022 Copenhagen Fellowship.
Humanity in Action Germany Announces the 2022 German Fellows Cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 21 Fellows were selected in Germany to join the 2022 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort.