Discussion Papers Series
Elmehdi Boudra holds a Master of Arts degree in Coexistence and Conflicts from Brandeis University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (AUI). While working towards his graduate degree, he completed an internship at United Nations Headquarters New York with the Holocaust and United Nations Outreach Programme in the Department of Public Information.
He also interned with the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. Mr. Boudra has a special interest in Moroccan Jewish heritage and inter-cultural dialogue. In 2007, he founded the Mimouna club, now an Association, which is dedicated to this subject, and continues to serve as its President. He also played an active role in student affairs, when he was elected by Al Akhawayn students two consecutive times to represent them in the Student Government Association, and in his last mandate he served as Vice President. He is also active in social work projects and a board member of the High Atlas Foundation.