Working with non-profit organizations as a volunteer, a professional and a consultant, and with over 5 years focus on youth employability to solve one of the biggest issues of Africa : unemployment. In 2015, she created SIDE, Social Impact and Development Employment, a social business focused on youth employment, through volunteering programs for soft skills building, incubating early stage young social entrepreneurs to reach a scaling level, and providing HR services to companies who are looking for employable profiles.
She is in charge of defining OCP’s CSR policy and governance. She is also conducting an entrepreneurship program aimed at underprivileged youth as well as the monitoring of major territory development projects. Her previous professional experience was in a private equity fund dedicated to agribusiness industry in Morocco. Prior to this, she was a senior strategy consultant in charge of defining public policies for the Moroccan government. Dounia co-created EMLyon Moroccan alumni association and she is currently launching InspYre, a mentoring initiative for the youth.