ADVOCACY

EXHIBITIONS

2021: Exhibition of the Ateliers d’Alger nonprofit organization participatory planning workshops - Biennale DZIGN algéro-française du design

 

2019: Exhibition of the Ateliers d’Alger nonprofit organization participatory planning workshops - 6b art center (Paris)

2019: Exhibition of the Ateliers d’Alger nonprofit organization participatory planning workshops - YAPLUSK gallery (Paris)

2012: "Nouvelles Architectures" Exhibition and Research Assistant at the Centre Pompidou Architecture Department (Paris). Collaborated to the organization of the Regional Contemporary Art Funds exhibition (designs by architects Kengo Kuma, Odile Decq, BIG, Lacaton & Vassal, Jakob + MacFarlane) for the 30th Anniversary of the Decentralization of Art Creation

 

ROUNDTABLES

February 2021: Participant in the NYC Housing, Health, and Equity working group sessions led by Malo Hutson - Population Research Center - Columbia University

June 2020: Organizer of “The city after lockdown: A European love letter (New York - Madrid - Brussels)” - Jubilee European artist and cultural network

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOCUMENTARIES

2018 - 2022 : Documentary production of “Kbala Kbala” about participatory planning workshops with women residents in the Casbah of Algiers, as part of my nonprofit organization Ateliers d’Alger (Paris - Alger)

 

March 2021: Consultant for the “Les banlieues et leurs habitants” documentary by Canal +/ Planète + director Maud Richard (Paris)

 

September 2020: Consultant for the “60 minutes” segment on the Grand Paris by CBS producers Michael Gavshon and François Bringer (London)

 

April 2014: Behind the Scenes Photographer for the "She Started It" Documentary on Women Entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley directed by Nora Poggi (San Francisco)

RADIO

June 2020: Interview on Cultures Monde about New York City’s response to the pandemic “Anthropocène : Le virus de la dernière chance” - Radio France Culture

August 2019: Presentation of the El Hamma participatory construction site initiative for Ateliers d’Alger - Radio Alger Chaîne 3

August 2018: Presentation of the Casbah participatory workshop initiative for Ateliers d’Alger - Radio Alger Chaîne 3

PEDAGOGICAL PODCASTS

2019-2021: Organizer of the Public Sessions for the Séminaire interdisciplinaire P.A.R.I.S : Projets et Acteurs de l'Aménagement de la Région Île-de-France en Situation, with Pr. Sandrine Berroir, Sabrina Bresson, and Yankel Fijalkow - Centre de Recherche sur l'Habitat - ENSAPVS École Nationale Supérieure d'architecture de Paris-Val de Seine and Master Aménagement et Développement Local de l'Université Paris 7 Diderot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE [sample]

2021: Consultant for the Architecture Lobby’s draft response to the Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing at the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNHCR) call for input on housing discrimination and spatial segregation (New York)

 

2020 - Present: Member of the Working Group Mobilités et Spatialités, run by Camille Schmoll, Nadine Cattan and Laurent Faret - Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, Cluster of Excellence Territorial and Spatial Dynamics

2020: Consultant in housing policy for the electoral campaign of Angela Fernández (Democratic Socialists of America) for City Council Speaker, District NY-10 (New York)
 

2020: Participation to the collaborative student work with Urban Planning Masters students at Columbia GSAPP - reflecting, researching, and brainstorming - to understand how anti-Black racism permeated the UP department and GSAPP at large and draft a GSAPP UP Action Letter & Plan, outlining specific opportunities for GSAPP UP to demonstrate a commitment to social justice. This plan was intended to support, amplify, and build on the demands thoughtfully laid out by BSA+GSAPP in “On the Futility of Listening.” 

2019 - Present: Co-design of the website platform Ateliers d’Alger [www.ateliersdalger.org] with the team and students of the Pôle S antenna of social and solidarity-based economy based in the Garges-lès-Gonesse, in the northern banlieue of Paris

 

2019 - Present: Participation to the media campaign Nanas Benz about women entrepreneurs from the banlieues and inner city neighborhoods - Argot Magazine, Paris (France)

2019: French Commission Representative for the Fulbright Foundation during the 42nd Annual Conference and Advocacy Day (Washington, DC)

2018: Doctoral Student representative during the external Academic Review of GSAPP with Pr. Jonathan Massey (U. of Michigan), Pr. Hashim Sarkis (MIT), Pr. Sarah Whiting (Rice University) (New York)

 

2017 - Present: Participation to Community meetings and Tenant Planning Charrettes with East Harlem residents (NYCHA Wagner Houses/ Harlem Community Center, Center for Court Innovation)​​​

2017/2018: Project Coordinator for the annual international competition Ideas in Action - Place and Displacement: Integrating Refugee Populations within Cities: A Design and Policy Competition, New York

2017: Puerto Rico Mapathon for Hurricane Relief - Initiative by Red Cross Puerto Rico, OpenStreet Map, Columbia University's Group for Experimental Methods in Humanities (New York)

2014/2015: French Transit/Transportation System Research Assistant for the placemaking advocacy initiative SubArt San Francisco. Helped prepare European precedent studies for the SubArt project advocating creation of art in transit stations to increase ridership (BART, MUNI).

Reviewer for the following peer-reviewed journals: Revue Urbanités

Other nonprofit engagements: Experienced translator, Grant writing skills, UNESCO and UN-SDG labelling