Nadia Serhani is a community activist based in the Washington DC metro area since 2000. She is a co-founder of few community-based initiatives to include AMLEN -American Moroccan Legal Empowerement Network. Nadia is also a founding member of the Morocco Foundation and General Secretary for the association which was created in the US in 2004, and known for being one of if not the first 501 (c) 3 created within the Moroccan-American community to serve the needs of Moroccans in the US and in Morocco through literacy programs, healthcare and various other initiatives. She is also a serving Member of the CCME – Council of Moroccans Living Abroad, created by His Majesty King Mohamed VI since 2007 to address the challenges and find resolutions to the questions and matters related to the growing Moroccan community outside Morocco. In that role, Nadia has conducted various research projects to benefit the CCME in regards to the Moroccan community in the US, amongst them: The US Retirement system in the US and The US Detention system – the case of migrant detainees.