Nesrine Mbarek

Nesrine Mbarek

Harvard Kennedy School
Master in Public Policy Candidate, 2023
Nesrine Mbarek

Nesrine was a John Gardner Fellow for Public Service, working in the Middle East program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Nesrine’s research focuses on possibilities for a new economic agenda in Tunisia, gender issues in North Africa, and ways to address the deeply rooted economic, social, and political problems that ignited the Arab Spring. While at Stanford University, she was a McCaw Scholar, earning a BA in history in the global affairs track with a concentration on the modern Middle East. She served as the president of the American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at Stanford and was among the core initiators of Tunisia88, a national project introducing a music program in every high school in Tunisia. Nesrine received the 2020 Stanford Award of Excellence and the 2020 Marion Brummell Kenworthy Award for Student Innovation in Public Service.

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