Aicha Ech Chenna
Aïcha Chenna is an emblematic figure of Moroccan activism for human rights and women’s rights.After graduating as a nurse, she worked as a health and social education facilitator. In this context, Aïcha Chenna discovers the reality of single mothers and children born out of wedlock in Morocco. In 1985, s...
Is a Moroccan politician and was mayor of Essaouira from 2003 to 2009.After her higher education, she joined the family group «Ynna Holding» as vice-president. In 2003, she became the first woman mayor of Morocco.
Is a Moroccan director، one of the first Moroccan women on to make a career as a director، for film and television.For the International Women’s Year in 1975، Bourquia directs several Documentaries on Moroccan women، the first Moroccan Documentaries entirely produced and directed by a woman.
Fatima Al-Fihria had the largest mosque in Africa built in Fez, as well as the Madrassah al-Qaraouiyine: the oldest university in the world still in operation. While contributing to the unity of the Arab-Muslim world, this educational, cultural and spiritual centre ensures the transfer of knowledge between the ...
Fatima Mernissi, a trailblazing Moroccan feminist and scholar who made waves in the world of Islamic feminism. 🔹 Early Life: Born in Fez, Morocco, she pursued education abroad and earned her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Paris-Sorbonne.🔹 Game-Changing Book: Her 1975 book, "Beyond the...
Fatima Zahra Mansouri
Fatima Zahra Mansouri is a Moroccan lawyer and politician. Since her entry into politics in 2008, Fatima Zahra Mansouri has been a trailblazer for women in Morocco’s political landscape, first becoming the first female mayor of Marrakech.(2009-2015) Being only the second female mayor in Morocco’s history, Manso...
For Izza, the journey begins in 1942 in Casablanca. His father is a tradesman in seeds, and travels from souk to souk. She grows up in the Judeo-Moroccan tradition. At the age of 17, she leaves Morocco for France. She studies languages there, but her future plays out beyond the walls of the faculty.First...
Merieme Chadid was the first female astronomer to set foot in Antarctica. In 1998, she installed the world’s largest telescope in the Atacama Desert in Chile. In 2002 she became a public official, as an astronomer at the Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur and the International Union of Astronomers. In 2006, she led...
Nawal El Moutawakel
Nawal El Moutawakel