Yasmin Al-Douri

Technical University Munich

Born and raised in Germany as the daughter of two immigrants, Yasmin Al-Douri noticed an underrepresentation of minorities in youth leadership programs and founded Diverse Young Leaders, an organization that advocates for more inclusion and diversity in youth leadership. Ms. Al-Douri holds a BA in political science and psychology from the University of Heidelberg. She is currently pursuing her MSc in politics & technology at the Technical University Munich, where she researches topics involving the future of work and societal change through technology. Her engagements have led her to funded study experiences abroad and work opportunities at the German Embassy in Canada, the United Nations, as well as the German Development Agency GIZ. Ms. Al-Douri currently works at the Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Studies as the head of the Working Group Arabian Peninsula.

Recent Content


Dortmund & Buffalo

Reflections on Social Divisions & Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States In March and June 2022, the second cohort of the AICGS Social Divisions and Questions of …

Episode 58: Economic Transformation and Social Divisions in Germany’s Ruhrgebiet

On this episode of the Podcast, AICGS President Jeff Rathke talks with participants in the AICGS project on social divisions in Germany and the United States, which recently visited the …