Originally from Algiers, Algeria, Aïcha-Hanna is a multicultural and polyglot political sciences graduate (studied at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), where she got a BA with Honors in Political Science and International Relations). She is dedicated to the sustainable betterment of peace processes around the world, to conflict resolution in war contexts, and the achievement of real justice and equity for all. Her interests include transnational security, counter-terrorism, and counter violent extremism.