Thank you @ellamideast 💐 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 👆