Youssra Addou is a 26-year-old Dutch journalist with MENA expertise.
Youssra obtained a master's degree in Arabic & English language and region studies from KU Leuven in 2017 and a specialisation degree in Arabic language and culture from Universite Cadi Ayyad in Marrakech (2016). She is also a sworn translator-interpreter at the Belgian and Dutch Ministries of Justice. Currently Youssra is working as a communication and region specialist under Lugha.eu, among others for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In her spare time, Youssra works on MENA and women's rights related projects.