Hela Abouda was one of the Tunisian Project Assistants in 2013. She is a Common Law Master’s student at the Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences at the University of Carthage. She received her Bachelor’s degree in legal sciences from the same university in 2011. She is currently working on her Master thesis on “Security Policies in After-Revolution Arab States: Tunisian and Egyptian Cases”. Ms Abouda is also a civil society activist and an assistant of the research project “Tunisia in Transition”. She participated in several simulations such as the “Union for the Mediterranean” in Munich in 2012 and the ICC Mediation Competition in Paris in 2013.