Fadia Thabet

Fadia Thabet

2017 International Woman of Courage, Yemen


Fadia Thabet is a conflict analysis and peacebuilding practitioner focused on
conflict transformation initiatives design and training. Fadia worked on countering
violent extremism programs (CVE) in the MENA region focusing on al Qaeda and
ISIS movements and gender-based violence prevention. Right now, she serves as a
Program Manager with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
(USCCB) in Washington, D.C. Her focus is on settling Afghan refugees and
asylees in the United States. In 2019, Fadia graduated with a master’s degree in
Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation. She is the co-founder of
Transformation Collaborative (Tcollab). She has been the keynote speaker for
Harvard University, the Women’s Refugee Commission, the Nobel Women’s
Initiative and the University of North Carolina. Fadia was recognized for her work
in peacebuilding by the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Forum where she shared the stage
as a panelist with the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize winner, The Tunisian National
Dialogue Quartet. She has appeared as a conflict analysis specialist on CNN and
CBS news.

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