Nojus Saad

Nojus Saad

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Nojus Saad is a 20-year-old award-winning activist and Chief Executive Officer from northern Iraq, who established an international civil society organization (Youth For Women Foundation) that is dedicated to advocating for national policy reforms, conducting community research initiatives, and training thousands of youth and women on gender equality, digital rights, and the health and rights of girls and women in marginalized communities worldwide.

Besides serving as the Board Vice Chair of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) of the World Health Organization, Nojus is the youth ambassador of the UN global Internet Governance Forum, a regional ambassador for the global Generation Connect initiative of the International Telecommunications Union, a gender equality activist at Women Deliver, an ILGA World Scholar, a business leader, and a delegate to the Youth version of the United Nations General Assembly.

He is a Diana Award recipient, and a student leader at the Clinton Global Initiative University and Howard University, and is currently pursuing the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBCHB) in an accredited Medical University.

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