Bilqees Al Abdaly
Master’s degree in Political Science
President of the Change Horizons Forum in Yemen. She has worked on several projects through her organization in the fields of gender, peace-building, local mediation and women’s rights. She is a researcher and a consultant in the peace-building and gender fields and has undertaken several studies on peace-building, local mediation, gender and the role of the United Nations in the Yemeni negotiations. She is a member of several women’s and peace-building alliances at the local and national levels, including the nation-building group under the independent youth category in the 2013 National Dialogue Conference (NDC) in Yemen. She has contributed to the establishment of a number of women’s networks, including the Women’s Independent Network (WIN), the Forum for Dialogue, Women and Peace, and the Taiz Women-Mediator Network.