Dr. Lamyaâ Achary

Dr. Lamyaâ Achary is a sociologist-researcher, and expert in gender equality and sexual diversity, Lamyaâ studies artistic and cultural-based approaches with relation to discrimination and inequalities. In the last 10 years, Lamyaâ was focusing on advancing justice for women and queer people. As an activist, Lamyaâ cofounded several feminist and queer movements in Morocco and led numerous advocacy campaigns for women and queer justice.

In 2019, Dr. Achary cofounded Tanit feminist research platform for change. The rationale behind Tanit is to achieve justice for people who have been customarily underrepresented and/or misrepresented for their non-hegemonic sexualities, genders and body expressions.

In October 2020, Dr. Lamyaa Achary completed a Ph.D in Sociology at Hassan II University in Casablanca, the thesis studied gender and power in Moroccan cinema, wherein Dr. Achary provided an intersectional feminist analysis of the context and content of Moroccan cinema between 1990 and 2010. Dr. Lamyaa Achary received a Masters in Cultural Mediation in 2013 from Mohammed V University in Rabat, and in 2011 a Bachelors in Communication and Medias from Hassan II University in Casablanca.