National Project Director - Egypt ICT Trust Fund Ministry of communication and Information Technology
Head of the Central Department for Digital Community Development (MCIT)
National Director of the Digital Transformation for Sustainable Development
in Egypt Project (UNDP – MCIT)
Member of the Presidential Advisory Council for Community Development
• MBA Paris Sorbonne Université, France.
• BA Electronics and Communication, Cairo University, Egypt.
• Received numerous certificates in ICT applications, projects
management and strategic planning.
Assumed several leadership positions over the course of more than thirty years she contributed to
the achievement of global development goals using ICTs. Through her work in the community
development field, she contributed to several national strategic initiatives, especially for the
marginalized segments among which is the presidential “Telemedicine” Project that enhances health
services especially in remote and rural areas. Moreover, she shared in formulating the socio-economic
development policies using information and communication technologies, many of which were
applied to become successful national projects in Egypt and the Arab world and North Africa.
The management of many national programs and initiatives, where responsibilities included
strategic planning and international cooperation and coordination of partnerships among all
stakeholders including governmental, international bodies, private sector companies, and civil society
organizations. Given the importance of these partnerships she has succeeded in attracting funds of
international organizations, establishing developmental partnerships, and promoting concerted
national efforts in many sectors including entrepreneurship, digital employment, education, health,
women empowerment, enabling persons with disabilities, as well as remote and marginalized
Adopted a number of innovative development models at the local level the most important among
which are “Qodwa Tech.” initiative for women empowerment through building the digital capacities
of female entrepreneurs as well as developing IT solutions that potentially boost their business, hence,
improve their livelihood. In addition, “Jobs and skills for PwDs” that is far and away one of her
highest-impact projects aiming at reaching a unified vision to sustain rendering efficient and
professional technological services by establishing a comprehensive e-platform entitled “The National
Network for PWDs services – Ta2heel”. The platform provides a roadmap for people with disabilities
to help them professionally compete in the labor market through connecting PwDs with key
stakeholders as service providers and employers altogether.
She also participated in many international and regional conferences, judge, and official speaker
for the dissemination of best practices and deepening cooperation between the countries of the south,
during her administration of the developmental projects which won more than 26 international
recognitions and awards.