Entries by Wafa

Coding 101 during Summer 2016

Members of the ArabWIC Qatar Chapter joined to lead the summer program for 50 female students between the ages of 8-17, in partnership with the Qatar Scientific Club, over four weeks from July 17 to August 11, 2016. Three different levels of workshops were conducted for each age group, to teach basics of coding, application […]

Grace Hopper Celebration Scholarship

Great news: Arabwic and Anita Borg are very grateful to QCRI for funding six scholarships for Arab Women in Computing to attend the GHC women in Computing conference in the US. We are delighted to announce the recipients of the QCRI ArabWIC GHC 2015 Scholarship! We have received close to 100 excellent applications that were […]

Meet Ms.Alaa Shaheen

We would like to feature our ArabWIC successful woman in Technology today, Alaa Shaheen. Alaa Shaheen is a technology entrepreneur and software engineer. She finished her BS degree in Computer Engineering from An-Najah National University, Palestine, and also a certificate in Graduate Studies Program from Singularity University, CA, USA. She is passionate about new technologies […]

Meet Ms. Rabeb Othmani

Meet Rabeb Othmani, a software engineer from Tunisia and living in UK who will be a panelist in the NYUAD Conference on Arab Women in Computing in the “Women in IT Industry Professionals Q&A” Panel sharing her successes, challenges, and how to overcome them. http://nyuad.nyu.edu/women-in-computing/ Rabeb is a software engineer working currently for MixRadio. She […]

Meet Dr.Sahar Idwan

Sahar Idwan is an Associate Prof. in the Computer Science, currently she spends the sabbatical leave as an associate dean of School of Engineering at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah(AURAK). Prior joining to AURAK Dr. Idwan was an associate professor at the Hashemite University. She received her Ph.D. in computer science from Colorado […]

Meet Ms.Rama Chakaki

Ms. Rama Chakaki has 22 years of experience in management, strategic planning and communications. Her passion is to promote a collaborative approach, invest in social enterprises, use technology for social development and nurture a generation of social entrepreneurs among youth and women in the Arab world. In 2007, Rama setup Baraka Ventures investing in social enterprise. The company spun off three businesses successfully. […]

Meet Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui

Dr. Kaoutar El-Maghraoui is a Research Scientist at IBM Research. Her interests include systems software, distributed computing, and applications of analyrics to solve systems۪ problems. She is leading a research project to apply IBM Watson cognitive technology for systems problem diagnosis and resolution. She has co-authored several conference and journal publications in the areas of […]