Panel sponsored by IEEE Women in Engineering


Diversity and Inclusion in Technology: A Focus on African Women Leaders

  • Short description:

    This panel discussion focuses on the roles, challenges, and contributions of African women leaders in the technology field. It aims to highlight the significance of diversity and inclusion, underscoring the unique perspectives and values African women bring to technological innovation and leadership. The discussion will also explore strategies to enhance representation and tackle barriers faced by this demographic in the rapidly evolving technology world.


  • Moderator:  

Prof. Morgan Kiani, Texas Christian University, USA

  • Panelists:

Prof. Irene Samy, Nile University Cairo, and the American University in Cairo, Egypt

Prof. Safae Bourhnane, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco

Ms. Mhret Berhe Gebremariam, University of Oviedo, Spain

Prof. Myriam Bahrar, Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’Etat (ENTPE-LTDS), France