The World’s 100 Most Powerful Arab Women
Mon 03 Mar 2014 03:25 AM
Ghada Amer
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Ghada Amer

Industry: Science

Company: Arab Science and Technology Foundation

Designation: Deputy CEO

Country: Egypt

Dr Ghada Amer’s specific expertise may lie in the field of electrical engineering, but she has made waves in the fields of social care and environmental activism as well. She is the deputy CEO of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF), a Sharjah-based independent non-profit NGO that aims to encourage investment in science both regionally and globally. Dr Amer has served as head of the electrical engineering department at the Higher Institute of Technology, Benha University. Amer also founded AccuTraining, a research firm based in Egypt.