Fatène Ben-Hamza

Generation France

Fatène graduated from Columbia University’s School of Public and International Affairs with a Master in Public Administration in 2020 and from the Institut d'Administration des Entreprises d'Aix-en-Provence, France with a Master in Management in 2007.

In 2009, Fatène started her career as a strategic planner at J.Walter Thompson advertising adgency. Wishing to get involved in the social economy sector, she took over the operations at Cogite Coworking space, a support structure for entrepreneurs in Tunisia in 2014. She successively worked for private foundations Hivos and Drosos in North Africa before moving onto UNICEF in Amman (Jordan) and then in New York within the ADAP (Adolescent Development & Participation section) in support of adolescents in humanitarian and protracted crisis contexts.

Back in France, Fatène joined Generation France in 2020 as Director of Development and Partnerships. Her ten years of experience in the social economy sector gave her a solid foundation to meet the challenges of employment and integration of vulnerable people. Today, Fatène is taking on the challenges as CEO of Generation France to « help people take their professional destiny into their own hands. »