Saida Ounissi, 28 years old, is a member of the Tunisian Parliament. She represents the circumscription of France 1 and the Ennahdha Movement, an Islamist party. Within the parliament, she is a member of the Committee for the Martyrs and Wounded of the Revolution, the Implementation of the Amnesty law and Transitional Justice as well the Committee for Finance, Planning and Development.
Saida will be one of the four Tunisian political and civic leaders honored at its annual Democracy Award Dinner on November 10, 2015 in Washington DC. For more information on NDI's Democracy Award Dinner this year, please visit https://www.ndi.org/democracy-award-2015-story.