Aicha El Sadda

Aicha El Sadda is the Complementary Pathways Caseworker at IRAP. Aicha’s role involves conducting interviews with vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers, and providing them with legal and administrative assistance in family reunification and other legal pathways to safety.

Prior to joining IRAP, Aicha worked as a Senior Legal Officer in the Unaccompanied Children and Youth Legal Aid Program (UCYLAP) at St. Andrew’s Refugee Services in Cairo, Egypt, where she worked to provide legal representation and support for unaccompanied children throughout their refugee status determination process with UNHCR. Before joining St. Andrew’s Refugee Services, Aicha completed an internship with the Mobile Info Team, an organization providing legal aid to refugees and asylum seekers in northern Greece.

Aicha holds a Master’s degree in Crisis Management from the Institute of Economic and Social Development Studies and a Master’s degree in International and European Business Law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Aicha holds a double Bachelor’s degree in Law from Cairo University and from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Aicha further attended a training by Médecins du Monde on mental health identification, assessment and response.