Yassine Chagh

Yassine Chagh (He/They) is both an electrical engineer and a dynamic multi-disciplinary human rights activist. Their expertise encompasses vital areas of social change, including racial justice, LGBTQIA+, as well as period poverty. Yassine serves as an executive board member and anti-racism panel coordinator at IGLYO, where they endorse the integration of BIPOC and ethnic minority youth perspectives into operational strategies & action plans. Besides that they also work as a racial justice advisor, where they work with local organizations to develop inclusive agendas, fostering safer spaces for racialized/marginalized communities to ensure their active involvement in the socio-political sphere. Notably, Yassine is a UNHCR Young Champion and the founder of “Let’s Talk Period Cyp” in Cyprus — the first and only movement addressing menstrual stigma and period poverty, particularly for LGBTQIA+ menstruators, refugees, and other underrepresented groups.