Balkis Chaabane is a Tunisian female graduate student hoping to change the world. She earned her BA in English Language, Literature and Civilization from the University of Sfax in her home country. Being an Alumna of a US State Department Exchange Program called the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship, she studied English and International Affairs at the University of Southern Indiana. Motivated by her interest in peacebuilding and NGOs, Balkis is actively taking part in conferences, doing research and furthering her academic pursuits to hopefully work for the UN one day. She holds several positions with different non-profits around the world benefiting from her editing experience, social entrepreneurship, conflict resolution skills and mediation. She also speaks four languages which allows her to further connect to different backgrounds.
Balkis identifies as a Peacebuilder, a Social Entrepreneur, and an Activist.