Hafssa Ait Tabamoute is from Ouarzazate, and she graduated from Hassan II University in Casablanca with a specialized Master’s degree in Management of Organizational Communication. She is a member of the association Generations for International Work, which manages camps in the youth and environmental fields in Ouarzazate. She also participated in a workshop on citizen journalism organized by a Peace Corps volunteer at a youth center in Ouarzazate, which motivated her to cofound Ouarzazate E-News in 2011. Ouarzazate E-News is an online newspaper with citizen journalists. In the same year, she started reporting for Global Girls Media, an American organization that teaches young girls how to use social media and simple materials to report about their communities’ issues. She represented Morocco at the Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program at Connecticut University, USA, and also at the Global Start-Up Youth Program in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2013.