Prof. Aicha Haddou is Director of Ta’aruf Center − Morocco Interfaith & Peacebuilding Research and Training Center, affiliated to the Rabita Mohammedia of Ulemas, Kingdom of Morocco. Founding member of the platform on “Gender and Prevention of Violent Extremism in North Africa”, UN-Women MENA Regional Office, she led the research project “Women’s Leadership for Peace-Building, Counter-Terrorism, and Religious Radicalism”, promoted by the Rabita Mohammedia of Ulemas in cooperation with UN-Women. Prof. Aicha Haddou is also a founding member of the European Network of Women of Faith, endorsed by Religions for Peace, and founding Vice President of the European Muslim Research on Islamic Development Network (EMRID). Formerly, she was a member of the Higher Council for Education, Training, and Scientific Research, appointed by His Majesty King Mohammed VI; Organizational Coordinator of the Fez Climate Conscience Summit that preceded the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), held in Marrakech under the chairmanship of the Moroccan Economic, Social, and Environmental Council; International Visitor to the Leadership Program, “Women Leaders Promoting Peace and Security”, United States; Consultant-Moderator of the UN Global Digital Consultation, United Nations Global Counterterrorism Coordination Pact (Gender Working Group), chaired by UN Women, New York. Prof. Aicha Haddou’s expertise encompasses a variety of fields, such as prevention of radicalization and violent extremism; interreligious and intercultural dialogue; religious minorities; women leadership for peace and security; education to peace, non-violence, and otherness; theology of diversity, rights, and religions; pedagogical alternatives; eco-spirituality, faith, environment, and ecological communication. She graduated at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Faculty of Theology.