Dr. Mounira Jamjoom
CEO of Emkan Education and Aanaab e-learning Platform
Dr. Mounira is co-founder and CEO of Emkan Education, a school development and education advisory company. She is also founder of Aanaab.com, an online professional development platform, training more than 33,000 teachers.
Dr. Mounira worked as an assistant governor in Saudi Arabia for the Evaluation, Training and Education Commission (ETEC). In 2012, she worked as a senior research specialist with the Ideation Center, Booz & Company’s think tank in the Middle East.
Dr. Mounira also serves as a board of trustee at Dar Al Hekma University for women in Jeddah, a board member of the Saudi Entertainment Academy as well as a member at the National Childhood Committee in Saudi Arabia. She also served as an advisory board member of the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) for women.
Dr. Mounira holds a Ph.D. in education from Oxford University, a Master’s degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in special education from Dar Al Hekma University. She is currently a fellow at the Owner President Management (OPM class 56) program at Harvard Business School (HBS) and an Aspen Institute Fellow.
Dr. Mounira is passionate about building teacher capacity; she has written extensively on education in Saudi Arabia, among other topics and has published two books.
E-learning and the "Un-bundling" of Education
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