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Dr. Fawaz A. Saad

Associate professor

Dr. Fawaz Saad is an associate professor at Umm Al-Qura University. He is a co-founder of a number of start-up companies. He is a co-founder of Wadi Makkah Techno Valley. He worked as a dean of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and was a General Supervisor of the Office of Intellectual Property Management and Bin Laden Chair for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.…

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Dr. Imad Eldin Elfadil Abdel Karim Yousif

Associate Professor

Imad Eldin Elfadil Abdel Karim Yousif Associate Professor since 2009, PhD in agricultural economics, Humboldt University of Berlin, my major specialization is in agricultural trade and policy. My teaching interests focus on international marketing, agricultural policy, food security and development.…

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Dr. Nedal T Ratrout

Dean

Nedal T. Ratrout obtained his PhD in Transportation from Michigan State University, U.S.A. He specializes in traffic engineering and safety. Currently working as the Dean of Deanship of Academic Development at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.…

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Dr. Ghulam Ali

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ghulam Ali currently working as Assistant Professor HRM at Lahore Business School and Effat College of Business. He has more than 10 years, diversified, experience in teaching, training, research, & consultancy in both public & private institutes.…

prof. Gamal Mohamed

Professor of Biology

I am a Professor of Biology, majoring nematology. I had a lot of experience in crop protection in general, therefore, I was working as a director of crop protection research Center at the Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC).…

Dr. Hessa M. AL-Mudhaffar

Assistant Professor

Hessah M. Al-muzafar is an Assistant Professor at Dammam University, Saudi Arabia. She received her PhD in 2001 from the General Presidency for Female Education, Presidency Agency for Girls College of Science, DMM University.…

Prof. Awad Osman M. Abu Suwar

Professor

Professor Awad Osman M. Abu Suwar earned both BSc (1977) and MSc (1982) degrees in Agriculture, majoring in Agronomy at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum and a PhD (AgronomyRangeand Pastures) from the University of Arizona, USA in 1986.…

Suhailah S. Al-Jameel

Lecturer

Suhailah S. Al-Jameel is a Lecturer at the University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2003 from the General Presidency for Female Education, Presidency Agency for Girls College, Girls College of Science, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.…

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Dr. Rashid Khan

Head of Intellectual Property and Innovation

Dr. Rashid Khan is now the Head of Intellectual Property and Innovation for Aramco Entrepreneurship. He was the founding member of Intellectual Assets Management for Saudi Aramco. He transformed the Intellectual Property domain of Saudi Aramco.…

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Dr. Motaz A Alsolaim

Assistant Professor

I’m passionate bout supporting entrepreneurship/innovation ecosystem. Driven and ambitious to contribute toward the Saudi Vision 2030. Interested in FinTech solutions. PhD from Brighton University, Small Startups; M.B.A from Swansea University and BS from WKU in Financial Management and Marketing.

Dr. Latifah Mohammed AL-Oboudi

Associate Professor

Dr. Latifah Mohammed Al-Oboudi is an associate professor at Princess Nora Bent Abdulrahman University in the Nutrition and Food Science Department. She was the Vice Dean for finance and administration of the Home Economics College for two years.…

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Dr. Naglaa Elsayed Abdallah

Associate Professor

Nghly cited journals in the field of diagnostic radiology. She has attended many conferences as a speaker or as an attendant. She is aglaa Elsayed is an Egyptian doctor. Holding Master and MD in Diagnostic Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University.…

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Abdulrahman Mohamed

Senior Product Manager

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Sami A. Khursani

Chief Operation Officer

Sami A. Khursani is currently the Chief Operation Officer of Wa’ed, the Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center. He has more than 25 years of experience in Oil & Gas and Engineering related fields.…

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Dr. Nahlaa Khalifa

Assistant Professor

Nahlaa Khalifa is an assistant professor, at clinical nutrition department, faculty of applied medical sciences, king Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She takes her PhD in food science and nutrition.

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Jannah M. Baarmah

Senior Entrepreneurship Student

Jannah M. Baarmah is a senior entrepreneurship student with distinctive achievements, rewards and awards to her name such as Queen Effat Citizenship Award, and heading the Student Council of the University.…

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Dr. Faisal Rana

Assistant Professor

Dr. Faisal Rana is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance at Effat University. He gained PhD in Economics from Massey University (New Zealand) in December 2013. Prior to his current job, he has taught postgraduate and undergraduate courses in economics and finance at Bursa Orhangazi University (Turkey), Massey University (New Zealand) and Iqra University (Pakistan).…

Abdelrahman Khalifa

Public Health Specialist

Abdelrahman Khalifa is a Public Health Specialist at  Bupa Arabia.

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Dr. Anoud Omer

Community Medicine Specialist

Community Medicine Specialist with specialized training in health policy and planning, and an interest in health education and research. During her undergraduate years in the faculty of medicine, she was elected twice to lead the Public health secretariat in the Khartoum Association of Medical Students and this paved her way to launch development projects that served rural communities.…