President of Coexister, a URI Cooperation Circle
Radia Bakkouch is President of Coexister, an interfaith youth-led movement based in France that promotes positive diversity and active coexistence for 3000 members every year in 50 European cities. Radia is in charge of advocacy, research, and relations with political and strategic partners. She specializes in peacebuilding, youth empowerment, and conflict transformation. She is a frequent speaker at conferences. Radia is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Fondation de l’Islam de France. She previously interned for the Aladdin Project, an NGO focused on Jewish-Muslim relations, and for Surfing for Peace. She is a fellow of the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) and was a participant in the International Higher Education Interfaith Leadership Forum. Radia graduated with a degree in international public management from the Paris School of International Affairs at Sciences Po, Paris.