Siouar Douss

Manager, Feminist Crisis Response

Siouar Douss [she/her/hers] is the Manager of Feminist Crisis Response at Global Fund for Women.

Siouar Douss is a gender justice practitioner, human rights defender, and feminist development professional of Tunisian origins. In her 7-year career in development, she contributed to designing and implementing positive youth development programs, community resilience projects, and women’s rights and gender justice programming. Throughout her career, she supported human rights defenders, grassroots organizations, and contributed to the continuous building of the feminist movements. Siouar specializes in grantmaking, grant management, partner relationship management and feminist funding. She worked among teams of INGOs such as FHI360 and Kvinna till Kvinna. Siouar has experience in working on projects funded by both USAID and SIDA. She holds an MA in Gender and Development from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex in the UK and is a Chevening Scholar. She speaks Arabic, French and English. She is in her element the most when surrounded by the beauty of nature and playing with dogs.