Ikram Midmane is a final year MA Global Affairs student at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University- FGSES, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Studies. Ikram has worked on multiple topics in both academic research and the professional domain including security/defense, migration, global health governance, diplomacy and international development. Ikram founded and served as the president of the African Identity Club within her university and is currently a mentee in the Young Women in Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (YWNPD) Mentorship Program chaperoned by the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP) and the International Affairs Institute (IAI). Ikram has an extensive background in event organization, public speaking and communications. She is based in Morocco and has spent time in the United Kingdom during an exchange year at the University of Leeds.