Imane Khachani

YC Member 2005-2011

From Morocco

Imane is as a Medical Doctor from Morocco and holds a TropEd Masters degree in International Health. She worked as a Junior Consultant for UNFPA and Medical Officer Trainer for Médecins du Monde’s Mission in Pakistan. She is currently pursuing a Residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Surgery at the University Hospital Ibn Sina in Rabat and sits on the Guttmacher Institute Board of Directors.

Imane joined the Youth Coalition in 2005 and describes her six years serving the organization as a life changing experience, both at the professional and personal levels. As a YC member, she participated to several United Nations meetings and global conferences, advocating for the recognition and fulfilment of youth sexual and reproductive health and rights and contributed to developing various publications and advocacy materials. She also represented the organization in several advisory bodies, including UNFPA’s Global Youth Advisory Panel, the IHWC-led Compact to end HIV and the AIDS 2031 initiative. She was recently selected among the 100 Most Inspiring People Delivering for Girls and Women by Women Deliver.

“The YC has definitely been one of the greatest highlights of my twenties, says Imane. It’s been an amazing learning platform, bridging between medical knowledge, public health research and human rights advocacy in a space with a unique diversity and wealth of backgrounds, experiences and passions. It has enormously contributed to my growth and development and has given me the most amazing global family ever!”