Ines Amri is a high-performing and Award-winning Executive with more than 10 years of experience in founding and establishing socially-minded NGOs in the Maghreb region, as well as an expert in education. She is the Founder/ Chair at Organisation Volonté et Citoyenneté (OVC), a community-based non-profit in the South of Tunisia. In 2015, she was headhunted to serve as the Managing Director of Maghreb Economic Forum, a Swiss-Tunisian Think-Do-Tank, where she successfully designed programs and built teams with the main aim to foster research and innovation in the fields of employment policies, gender networks, Maghreb economic integration and youth radicalization prevention, among many other policy issues in North Africa.
She currently serves as a Senior Advisor at national and international organizations like the DC-based International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), Arab Institute of Business Leaders (IACE) (Business Think-Tank), Candid Foundation gGmbH, Global Projects Partner gGmbH and Hilfswerk Austria, where she mainly supports in designing programs, innovation, fundraising, M&E and organizational culture. She is a member of diverse global networks like the EYL40 by Friends of Europe, BMW Foundation Responsible Leader, Bosch Foundation Fellow, Digital Arabia network (DAN), UNAOC, US Department of State Professional Fellows (Alumna Impact Award winner of 2017) and IVLP. She majored in English Literature from Manouba University in Tunis and was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University in the City of New York in 2014. She is also an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) candidate at ESMT Berlin.