Kaouthar Darmoni (1968) is originally Tunisian. She graduated in gender studies at the Université Paris-Sorbonne and obtained her PhD at the Université Lumières Lyon II. She has been living and working in the Netherlands for many years. She published several (academic) publications, has almost twenty years of experience with gender and media studies and is also an experienced entrepreneur, speaker on female leadership and media personality. She is active in various international women’s movements. In recent years she has also been active as a goddess dance coach, to strengthen women. As of October 1, 2019, she is the new director and CEO of Atria.