Emna Sayadi

Justice Accelerator Head, MENA

I believe that justice must be primordial worldwide! it is time for corrupt and outdated systems to step down and let innovation for justice do its magic. Our mission is to empower those who are currently rising and to me, that is inspiring!

Emna Sayadi is holding the position of the HiiL Justice Accelerator Head in the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa). Emna represents HiiL MENA as she ensures the implementation of the Accelerator Program and raises awareness on the importance of justice innovation through supporting young entrepreneurs in the field of justice. Emna holds a master degree in communication from the Higher Institute of Languages ​​of Tunis.

Prior to joining HiiL, Emna was a campaigner at an NGO called Access Now where she also helped to organize RightsCon, the world’s leading event on human rights in the digital age. Organizing such an event got Emna to build partnerships with innovators, young entrepreneurs, governments representatives where she realized the importance of the startup ecosystem in every field. She was also a writer covering topics such as internet shutdowns, freedom of expression, digital rights and democracy in The Arab world.

When Emna is not working, yoga and books are her passion. Emna also likes travelling and looking for new adventures.


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+31 70 762 0700
+216 56 125 568