Conference Committee

ArabWIC Conference Leadership Committee

Conference Chair and Founder: 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
  • Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui, ArabWIC Co-Chair, Research Scientist, T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM, Yorktown Heights, New York
  • Dr Wassim El Hajj, Associate Professor and Chair of the Computer Science department, AUB, Lebanon
  • Asmahan Zein,  General Manager, InfoFort
  • Susan Malaika, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM, USA
  • Dr. Ghida Ibrahim, Data Scientist, Liberty Global, Netherlands
  • 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
  • Nour Alkhalil, Service Deliver Manager at Bayt.com, VP of Technology at ArabWIC
  • Hanan Mohammed, Research Associate, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
  • Nisreen Deeb, Business Analyst-Senior Software Developer
  • Soumow Atitallah, Program/Product Manager, Microsoft, USA
  • Salim Abid, Google Developer Ecosystem Regional Lead: MENA - Middle East and North Africa
  • Wafa Waheeda, Graduate Student and Research Associate at Qatar University
  • Mona Itani, Founder and CEO of Riyada for Social Innovation and Lecturer at the American University of Beirut
Research Track Co-Chairs: Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui, ArabWIC Co-Chair, Research Scientist, T.J. Watson Research Center, IBM, Yorktown Heights, New York. Dr. Dalila Chiadmi, Full Professor at the Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Med V University Rabat, Morocco
  • Dr Sherin Abdelhamid, Assistant Professor, School of Computing, Queen’s University, Canada
  • Dr Ebtisam Abdulqader, Lecturer at Information Technology Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Areej Al-Wabil, Principal Investigator, Center for Complex Engineering Systems (CCES) at KACST and MIT King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Nariman Ammar, Assistant Professor in the Department Of Computer Science, Birzeit University, Palestine
  • MP Dr. Marianne A. Azer, Member of the Egyptian Parliament, Associate Professor, Nile University, Associate Professor and Director of Information Center, National Telecommunication Institute, Cairo, Egypt
  • Dr Anasse Bari, Full time faculty member of computer science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University
  • Dr Laila Benhlima, associate professor, Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingénieurs, Mohammed V university of Rabat, Morocco
  • Dr Gulustan Dogan, Assistant Professor at Yildiz Technical University
  • Dr Nizar Habash, Associate Professor of Computer Science at New York University Abu Dhabi
  • Dr Shaimaa Lazem, Visiting Researcher in NewCastle
  • Dr Ghita Mezzour, International University of Rabat, Morocco
  • Dr Ounsa Roudiès, Full Professor at the Ecole Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs, Med V University Rabat, Morocco
  • Dr Wassim EL Hajj, Associate Professor and Chair of the Computer Science department, AUB, Lebanon
  • Dr Lama Moussawi, Associate Professor in Operations Management in the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut
  • Dr Fatima Abu Salem, Associate Professor, DPhil Oxon Computer Science Department American University of Beirut
  • Dr Alice Bonhommebiais, Software engineer at Google
  • Ashwag Alasmari, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Hanan Alshikhabobakr, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
  • Christina Popper, Assistant Professor of Computer Science New York University Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Campus Abu Dhabi, UAE
Technology and Application Co-Chairs: Dr Ghida Ibrahim, Data Scientist, Liberty Global, Netherlands Susan Malaika, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM, USA
  • Nour Alkhalil, Service Delivery Manager at Bayt.com, VP of Technology at ArabWIC
  • Mai Abualkas, Amateur Club Training Center
  • Maram Abu Damous, Director of Projects Management Office at Jordan Education Initiative
  • Dr Lamia Benhiba, Assistant Professor at ENSIAS, Morocco
  • Houda Chakiri, CEO, Enhanced Technologies
  • 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 Prefecture, Morocco
  • Aya Mahfouz, ITWORX Helwan University, Cairo
  • 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
  • Rosario Robinson, International Community Development through Innovative Technology Solutions
  • Sonia Sonia Weymuller, Founding Partner, VentureSouq
  • Salim Abid, Google Developer Ecosystem Regional Lead: MENA - Middle East and North Africa
  • Asmahan Zein, General Manager, InfoFort
  • Abdallah Absi, CEO at GivingLoop / Zoomaal
  • Kamel Al-Asmar, Founder of Nakhweh
  • Racha Ghamlouch, Program Development, Arabnet, Lebanon
  • Mariam Haidar, Malala Fund, Lebanon
  • Nisreen Deeb, Developer, Lebanon