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Repost from @ellamideast using @RepostRegramApp - MEET THIS TRAILBLAZING SAUDI CRIMINOLOGIST AND FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGIST🔦🔎👣 @lamayounis is the founder of @hissahenrichmentcenter as well as @thelamacampaign, a non-profit that works to create awareness about children’s rights and safety in the Middle East.
In 2005 Lama Younis was among the first women to graduate with a degree in psychology from Saudi Arabia’s @effat_university, the first private women's university in the kingdom to offer this degree to undergraduates.🌟🇸🇦 As a Saudi Arabia-trained psychologist, Younis has sought to understand her culture, society and bring awareness and support where they are most needed.
Now she has an established wellness center in Dubai, where her work focuses on raising awareness about physical safety, emotional well-being and dispelling myths around seeking help.🏩📋
ella: What obstacles did you face when practicing in Saudi Arabia?
Lama Younis: When I just graduated, I was the first woman to graduate with a forensic psychology degree in the Gulf Cooperation Council 👩🎓. But in Saudi Arabia, they refused to issue credentials for me to be able to practice and work for the government, I was only allowed to do so in the private sector. 💌 Link in the bio for the full interview 👆

#ellawomen #lamayounis #thelamacampaign


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