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Ariana Maaia-Research Intern

Ariana Maaia is a research intern who is currently getting her Master's in Social Work from the University of Kentucky. Ariana is passionate about women's rights, criminal justice reform, and dismantling systems of oppression and systemic barriers. She currently works as a social work family advocate at a nonprofit in San Diego. Post graduate school, she is looking forward to engaging in community-centered work that advances justice, safety, and equality for disenfranchised and underrepresented communities.

Leilani Nti-Research Intern

Leilani Nti is an undergraduate research intern who is currently majoring in International Studies and French Studies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She was recently awarded a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship and is a volunteer with Matriculate College Advising. In the future, Leilani plans to obtain a Ph.D. and hopes to advance women’s representation in various fields. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, and painting.

Rania Boublal-Volunteer Researcher

Rania Boublal is a veterinary doctor who graduated from the Higher National Veterinary School in Algeria. She recently obtained her Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Project Management at the Higher National School of Management. In the fall of 2021, Rania joined the RepresentWomen team as a fellow through the Community Solutions Program (CSP) at IREX. Through this fellowship, Rania researched candidate training organizations in the United States with the hopes of running a similar program at home. In late 2022, Rania rejoined the RepresentWomen team as a volunteer researcher, and researches women's representation abroad. 

Rania has more than five years of experience in the nonprofit sector. She currently serves as the General Secretary for "Algeunesse," a local association working on promoting youth and children's role in Algerian society. Rania is passionate about human and animal rights, gender equality, ending violence against women, peace and security, and political dialogue. Rania loves to read, color, swim, go on long walks, and watch movies for fun!