Conference committee


ArabWIC Conference Leadership Committee

Honorary chair

Sana Odeh, Chair and founder of ArabWIC, Clinical Professor Of Computer Science, and Faculty Liaison for Global Programs of Computer Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Science, New York University, New York

General chairs

Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui, ArabWIC Co-Chair, Research Scientist, T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM, Yorktown Heights, New York
Pr Dalila Chiadmi, Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Rabat, Morocco

Co-chairs

Dr. Manar Abu Taleb, Professor at University of Sharjah, UAE.
Dr Nariman Ammar, Assistant Professor in the Department Of Computer Science, Birzeit University, Palestine
Dr Laila Benhlima, associate professor, Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V university of Rabat, Morocco
Dr Lamia Benhiba, Assistant Professor at ENSIAS, Morocco
Abir Chermiti, Software Engineer, Tunisia.
Houda Chakiri, Founder, CEO - ENHANCED TECHNOLOGIES, Morocco.
Wissal Farsal, Software and IoT engineer, PhD candidate in deep learning, Morocco
Diane Jordan, Mentor at ArabWIC. Previous: IBM, Harvard Business School
Artemisa Jaramillo, Programme Director of Marketing, Innovation and Technology at Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University, Saudi Arabia
Susan Malaika, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM, USA
Khalid Machchate, CEO of K&W Technologies International, Morocco
Dr Ounsa Roudiès, Full Professor at the Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Med V University Rabat, Morocco

Technical Program Chairs

Program Chairs

Dr. Laila Benhlima, Morocco.

Dr. Nariman Ammar, Palestine.

Committee

  • Sherin Abdelhamid, School of Computing, Queen’s University, Canada
  • Ebtisam Abdulqader, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Fatima Abu Salem, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Esma Aimeur, Montréal University, Canada
  • Ashwag Alasmari, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Hanan Alshikhabobakr, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
  • Mostapha Amghar, Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Nasser Assem, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
  • Areej Al-Wabil, Center for Complex Engineering Systems (CCES) at KACST and MIT King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Marianne A. Azer, Nile University, National Telecommunication Institute, Cairo, Egypt
  • Anasse Bari, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University
  • Slimane Bah, Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University Morocco
  • Zohra Bakkoury, Ecole Mohammedia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University, Morocco.
  • Moftafa Bellafkih, INPT, Morocco
  • Loubna Benabbou, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Lamia Benhiba, ENSIAS, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Alice Bonhommebiais, Google
  • Lamia Chaari, Computer Science and Multimedia Higher Institute, Sfax University, Tunisia.
  • Dalila Chiadmi, Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Ouafaa Diouri, Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Gulustan Dogan, Yildiz Technical University
  • Najiba El Amrani El Idrissi, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Morocco
  • Hanan El Bakkali, ENSIAS, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Mohcine Eleuldj, Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Wassim El Hajj, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Houda El Kazami, New York University, Abu Dhabi
  • Nadia El Kouhen, Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Kaoutar El Maghraoui, T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM, New York
  • Abderrahim El Qadi, Ecole Supérieure de Technologie de Salé, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Nizar Habash, New York University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Mohammad Hammoudeh, School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Hamid Harroud, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
  • Ghida Ibrahim, Facebook
  • Leila Ismail, College of IT, UAE University
  • Hind Lamharhar, Mohammed V University
  • Shaimaa Lazem, NewCastle
  • Ghita Mezzour, International University of Rabat, Morocco
  • Hanan Mohammed, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar
  • Hajar Moussanif, Faculty of Sciences Semlalia, Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco
  • Lama Moussawi, Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Rachid Oulad Haj Thami, ENSIAS, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Shaila Pervin, IBM Research, Australia
  • Christina Popper, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Hasnae Rahimi, ESI, Morocco
  • Ounsa Roudiès, Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Yacine SAM, Faculté S&T, Tours University, France
  • Taghrid Samak, Corporate Networking
  • Nawal Sbiti, Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University, Morocco
  • Marouane Sebgui, Ecole Mohammedia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V University, Morocco.
  • Nissrine Souissi, ENSMR, Morocco
  • Wafa Waheeda, Qatar University
  • Mustapha Zbakh, ENSIAS, Mohammed V University, Morocco
 

Industry, Technology and Applications Track

Co-Chairs:

Susan Malaika, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM, USA.

Houda Chakiri, Founder, CEO - ENHANCED TECHNOLOGIES, Morocco.

PC members:

  • Asmahan Zein,  General Manager, InfoFort
  • Soumow Atitallah, Program/Product Manager, Microsoft, USA
  • Salim Abid, Google Developer Ecosystem Regional Lead: MENA - Middle East and North Africa
  • Eva-Marie Muller-Stule, IBM, Dubai, UAE
  • Hanadi Wali, IBM, Saudi Arabia
  • Bouchra Bouqata, GE
  • Alaa Daffalla Shibeika, University of Khartoum
  • Nisreen Deeb, Business Analyst-Senior Software Developer
  • Diane Jordan, Mentor at ArabWIC. Previous: IBM, Harvard Business School
  • Dr Hanane Lhannaoui, IT Professional, Rabat, Morocco
  • Aya Mahfouz, ITWORX Helwan University, Cairo
  • Taida Buljina-Prohic, Principal Engineer at Truven Health Analytics, Detroit
  • Stephanie Nour Prince, Ecosystem Relations Manager at Wamda
  • Alaa Shaheen, Software Engineer, Mozilla TechSpeaker
  • Ayah Soufan, VP Palestine Chapter, Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer, Techwomen, Technovation Challenge RA
  • Sonia Sonia Weymuller, Founding Partner, VentureSouq
  • Kamel Al-Asmar, Founder of Nakhweh
  • Racha Ghamlouch, Program Development, Arabnet, Lebanon
  • Mariam Haidar, Malala Fund, Lebanon.
  • Nisreen Deeb, Developer, Lebanon
  • Samia El Amrani, Apple
  • Nadia Ennaciri, Google
  • Dr. Latifa Al-Abdulkarim, King Saud University

Entrepreneurship Track

Co-Chairs:

Khalid Machchate, CEO of K&W Technologies International, Morocco

Noha Mahmoud

PC members:

  • Racha Ghamlouch, Program Development, Arabnet, Lebanon
  • Abdallah Absi, CEO at GivingLoop / Zoomaal
  • Kamel Al-Asmar, Founder of Nakhweh and Head of communications and community engagement at Wamda
  • Stephanie Nour Prince, Ecosystem Relations Manager at Wamda
  • Marianne Bitar Karam, MENA Regional Lead & Lebanon Country Director at DOT Lebanon
  • Mona Itani, Founder and CEO of Riyada for Social Innovation and Lecturer at the American University of Beirut

Women In Tech Career and Leadership Track

Co-Chairs:

Dr. Manar Abu Taleb, Professor at University of Sharjah, UAE.

Abir Chermiti, Software Engineer, Tunisia.

PC Members:

  • Diane Jordan
  • Artemisa Jaramillo, Programme Director of Marketing, Innovation and Technology at Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University, Saudi Arabi
  • Andrea Delgado-Olson, Anita Borg Institue, USA
  • Razan Qraini, COO & Co-Founder, Cyber Tech Lab & ArabWIC Palestine Co-Chair.
  • Ghada Ibrahim, Code Academy Program Coordinator at Gaza Sky Geeks &  VP of ArabWIC Palestine.
  • Dalia Shurrab, Social Media Coordinator at Gaza Sky Geeks & ArabWIC Palestine Co-Chair.
  • Dr. Zainab AlMeraj, Assistant Professor, Kuwait University, ArabWIC Kuwait Chair.
  • Budoor Al Bulushi, Computer Science, German University, ArabWIC Oman Co-Chair.
  • Basma Al-Amri, Computer Science, German University, ArabWIC Oman Co-Chair.
  • Alaa Moosa, Consultant Project Management at Malomatia & ArabWIC Qatar Chair.
  • Miriana Itani, Senior Android Developer at Saudi Research and Publishing Company and VP of ArabWIC Lebanon.
  • Ouafa BEN TERKI, CEO and Founder of MTY Intelligent Software, President and Founder of the Machine Translation Association & ArabWIC Algeria Chair.
  • Sarah A. Al Doori, Assistant Lecturer at Middle Technical University & ArabWIC Iraq Chair.
  • Ashwag Alasmari, PhD Student at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)- USA.
  • Dr.Arwa Aleryani, Associate Professor at Saba University & ArabWIC Yemen Chair.
  • Nisreen Deeb, System Analyst at Mediterranean Shipping Company, ArabWIC Lebanon Chair & Techwomen Ambassador.
  • Wefa Hakem, Software Engineer at Sofrecom & ArabWIC Tunisia Chair.
  • Haneen Salameh, User Experience Designer, AXSOS Soft, Palestine.
  • Amany Abu Safia, Lecturer at University of Sharjah and VP of ArabWIC UAA.
  • Fadia Al-Bahr, Information Security Administrator, Social Security Corporation & VP of ArabWIC Yemen.
  • Shatha Jayyousi, Customer Management Solutions Manager at Orange Jordan & ArabWIC Jordan Chair.
  • Ouijden Dhemaied, Software Engineer at STEF - ArabWIC Tunisia.
  • Dr Areej Al-Wabil, Principal Investigator at the Center for Complex Engineering Systems at KACST and MIT (CCES) http://cces.kacst.edu.sa & ArabWIC KSA Chair.
  • Manal Al Ansari, Innovation Manager, Emirates NBD, Dubai, UAE ArabWIC Co-Chair.
  • Safa Salwan, Business Development Manager, Careem, VP of ArabWIC Iraq.
  • Bassma Elshemmy, Executive Director, major financial institution, New York.
  • Boudour Ayachi, Consultant/Developper at Sopra hr & VP of ArabWIC Tunisia
  • Alaa Daffalla, Software Engineer at Ericsson & ArabWIC Sudan Co-ChAir
   

Tutorial Co-Chairs:

  • Susan Malaika
  • Lamia Ben Hiba