Panelists

UAE

  • Alanood Abduljalil
    Student
    Zayed University

  • Behjat Al Yousuf
    Dean
    Masdar Institute

  • Noora Rashid Al Mansoori
    Programmer Analyst
    ZADCO Development Company
  • Manar Abu Talib
    Assistant Professor
    College of Information Technology

  • Marc Michael
    NYUAD Assistant Professor of Social Research

  • Mariam Al Thani, Eng
    IEEE UAE Section Chair

  • Mashael Al Jaberi
    Student
    Zayed University

  • May El Barachi
    Assistant Professor
    Zayed University

  • May Al Dabbagh
    Founder and Director
    Gender and Public Policy Program,
    Dubai School of Government (2006-2011)
    Research Fellow
    Women and Public Policy Program,
    Harvard University (2011-2012).
    Assistant Professor of Sociology at NYUAD

  • Rabeb Mizouni
    Assistant Professor
    Computer Engineering, Khalifa University

  • Rama Chakaki
    Founder & CEO
    Baraka Ventures Dubai

  • Reem Al Buainain
    IT Manager
    General Women Union

  • Sana Odeh
    Affiliated Faculty of Computer Science
    NYUAD, Faculty Liaison for Global Programs of Computer Science, and
    Clinical Professor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, New York University

  • Shayma Alkobaisi
    Assistant Professor Faculty
    United Arab Emirates University

Algeria

  • Ouafa Benterki
    Researcher and Lecturer
    Higher Arab Institute of Translation

  • Soumaya Benbartaou
    Head of Department
    Regulator Authority for Post and Telecommunication of Algeria

Egypt

  • Mona Mohamed Nasr
    Associate Professor at Information Systems Department,
    Faculty of Computers and Information,
    Helwan University

  • Marianne Amir Azer
    Assistant Professor,
    Nile University

  • Noha Seada
    Assistant Lecturer
    Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences,
    Ain Shams University

  • Noha Mahmoud El-Assem Abousonna
    Co- Founder
    FekraSquared

Jordan

  • Sahar Idwan
    Assistant Professor and
    Director of e-Learning Center
    The Hashemite University

  • Dareen Alhiyari
    Senior Software Engineer and
    Technical Team Leader
    Softact Inc.

Kuwait

  • Amir F. Zeid
    Assistant Professor
    American University of Kuwait

Lebanon

  • Dima Jamali
    American University of Beirut

  • Joumana Dargham
    Associate Professor of Computer Science
    University of Balamand

  • Mireille Raad
    ICT Consultant

  • Samira Attallah
    Director of the Centre for Women of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), UN

Libya

  • Mariam Masoud
    Graduate Student and Entrepreneur

Morocco

  • Dalila Chiadmi
    Faculty at the Département Génie Informatique,
    Laboratoire SIR,
    Systèmes d'Information et Répartition

  • Saida Bouhmidi
    Projects Director at IT & Telecom

  • Dalila Loudyi
    Professor
    Faculty of Science and Technology at the Hassan II University,
    Mohammedia in Casablanca

Palestine

  • Hwayda Hemaid
    Lecturer, University College of Applied Sciences, Gaza

  • Abeer Abughaith
    Founder of StayLinked

  • Samia Al-Botmeh
    Director of the Center for Development Studies and
    Lecturer in Economics and. Gender Studies
    Birzeit University

  • Dima Taji
    Teaching and Research Assistant
    Birzeit University

Qatar

  • Halima Bensmail
    Senior Scientist
    Qatar Computing Research Institute

Saudi Arabia

  • Eiman Kanjo
    Associate Professor Mobile Sensing and Pervasive Computing,
    King Saud University, Cambridge Mobile Sensing LTD

  • Areej Alwabil
    Vice-Head
    Department of Software Engineering
    College of Computer and Information Sciences (CCIS),
    King Saud University

Tunisia

  • Semya Elaoud
    Assistant Professor
    High Institute of Computer Science and Multimedia in Sfax-Tunisia

USA

  • Bouchra Bouqata
    Lead Scientist
    GE Research Center

  • Rhoda Kanaaneh
    Visiting Professor of Anthropology
    Columbia’s Palestine Center.
    Author
    Birthing the Nation:  Strategies of Palestinian Women in Israel (University of California, 2002) and Surrounded: Palestinian Soldiers in the Israeli Military (Stanford, 2009). 
    Co-edited an anthology with Isis Nusair
    Displaced at Home: Ethnicity and Gender Among Palestinians in Israel (SUNY, 2011). 

  • Nadereh Chamlou
    Senior Advisor
    Office of the Chief Economist
    Middle East and North Africa Region
    The World Bank

Yemen

  • Fadia Al-Bahr (mohammad)
    Senior Projects Officer, Computer Engineer

  • Arwa Al-eryani
    Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology
    Saba