Atiaf Alwazir

Head of Peace Programme


Atiaf leads the Peace Programme working on developments at the EU, gender, mediation, and climate.  She aims to use an intersectional approach highlighting narratives of people at the local level. Atiaf joins QCEA from Gender Associations International Consulting where she has been Lead Consultant. She has a wide range of experience with organizations including PAX, Heinrich Boll Stiftung and the International Center for Transitional Justice.

Atiaf has an academic background in International Affairs with a focus on international peace and conflict resolution. She has spent over a decade working on gender, peace, and security in Europe, south west Asia, north Africa, and the United States.  She is passionate about rethinking security, highlighting local voices, and working on the intersection of memory, identity, and peace.

Atiaf is bilingual in English and Arabic and speaks French at an intermediate level.