Last week Mbarka Bouaida became the first woman to lead the region of Guelmin-Oued Noun, and now must find a solution the year-long suspension of the region’s council.

Mbarka Bouaida Wins ‘Historic’ Election as First Woman to Lead Moroccan Region
Sonya is a junior at the University of Wisconsin - Madison studying Journalism and Middle Eastern Studies and hopes her work at MWN will be an opportunity to learn about the region first-hand.