Vice President of UTAIM El May, Tunisian Organization for Mentally Disabled People in Djerba , Tunisia
Rabiaa Ourimi has been a senior teacher of the English language at secondary schools with the ministry of education since 1994. She has also worked as an English language trainer with the Ministry of Education and for staff at Djerba airport and various hotels. She studied English literature and language at the University of Manouba in Tunis and graduated in 1993. Ourimi holds several additional academic certificates, for example in Islamic art and archeology, linguistics, British and American civilization and literature, stylistics and translation and English social and cultural studies. She is also fluent in French and Arabic and speaks some German. Ourimi is vice president of UTAIM, a Tunisian organization for mentally disabled people in Djerba and started working with disabled children in 2000.