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Ayat Mneina

Libyan Youth Movement

Raised in Winnipeg, Ayat Mneina is a founding member of the international news and youth development organization, The Libyan Youth Movement. She is currently the news editor and sole director of the organization and is working as a consultant for an independent research group in Washington and is a regular contributor to the Atlantic Council and the International Political Forum. Ayat specializes in civil society in Libya, democratic transition in North Africa, social media as well as Youth development in Libya.

She has most recently spoken at the annual Middle East Institute Conference, the United Nations European Association, the Google Ideas Summit and the inaugural Build Peace Conference at MIT, the London Festival of Photography and on Al-Jazeera. Ayat pursued her undergraduate degree at the University of Manitoba and has her Masters degree in Public Health from LSHTM in London, England.