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Submitted by qeVCEDPdKp on Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:49


Nosaiba Othman in front of the UNICEF MENARO office


23 year old Nosaiba Othman is based in Sana’a and works as a social media editor. She is passionate about using her social media and communications skills to raise awareness for issues such as gender, peace, reproductive health and education. Nosaiba leads a social media platform named Hekaya (our story), which involves managing a team whose roles include data collection, animation and content creation. Hekaya focuses on sharing real life stories, supported by data, through animations, infographics and advocacy campaigns. Through collaboration with other organizations, platforms and media outlets, Hekaya spreads messages of peace and equality throughout communities in Yemen. Hekaya won first place in a hackathron arranged in Beirut in 2018. 
Click here for an example of one of their animations.