Rania Derbel | Regional Coordinator, Middle East & North Africa Published in 2022 rderbel[at]equitas.org 666 Sherbrooke West – Suite 1100 Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1E7 Equitas acknowledges that its office is located on unceded Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) land. Rania (she/her) joined the Equitas team in 2018 as the Rawabet Project Coordinator and since February 2021 she has become the Regional Coordinator of the Middle East and North Africa program as a consultant. With a degree in clinical psychology, Rania’s interest lies in inclusion and empowerment. This is how she started working with MSF and UNFPA in refugee camps. Since 2012, she has been involved in supporting civil society in the MENA region and particularly in Tunisia. Since then, she is active in the defense of the rights of people with disabilities and the defense of women’s rights through her work with NGOs such as Santé Sud or Humanité & Inclusion (Handicap International), or as a volunteer, notably with the associations “Un Sourire Pour Tous” and the “Groupe Tawhida Ben Cheikh” in Tunisia.