Chaimae Bourjij

Project Coordinator, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom - Morocco

Speaker Bio

Chaimae Bourjij is currently project coordinator for the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in Morocco. In parallel, she is founder chairwoman of the International Youth Council – Morocco chapter. Previously she co-founded the Sustainable Development’s Youth Association which won mobilizer of the SDG for the year 2018 by the UN SDG Action Campaign. Mrs Bourjij upon graduating with a Master’s degree in Auditing and Management control, has participated in several symposiums as a youth inclusion expert and youth representative. Mrs Bourjij was member of official youth delegation in the Open Government Partnership Summit in Ottawa, Canada 2019 and youth representative in the closing panel, she also was the only youth representative in the MENA-OECD Meeting in 2019 and was awarded by the Tariq IbnZyad Initative, ‘Espoir’ Hope of 2019.

Mrs Bourjij is a MENA ambassador for “She decides” and leader of the movement locally since 2020.

Mrs Bourjij’s commitment is driven by the intention to familiarize young people with decision-making processes and strengthen their capacities under the aegis of democratic governance.