Former Volunteers

Taha Al Obaydi

IT Associate

Taha is currently the IT Associate at Benghazi University Business Incubator, Libya. He received his BCs in Networks and Communication Engineering from the College of IT, University of Benghazi. He has also worked as a Head of information technology management at LCUMS University, Founder at Tokyo IT Company .
He has a long experience in software programming and Development. He currently working on a smart agriculture system to solve the agriculture problems and Achieving sustainable development goals through technology.


Tarteel Awad Gaden

Digital Marketing Assistant

Tarteel Awad earned a first-class BSc in Business Administration/ Marketing from the University of Khartoum in 2016. Just recently she got a full scholarship to study master in Marketing and Brand Management at İSTANBUL TİCARET ÜNİVERSİTESİ in Turkey. She has worked as an Assistant Officer in Sudan Encyclopedia Department at Sudan News Agency (SUNA) for one year.
Tarteel was one of the selected students for the exchange program to study in China for two weeks in 2015. She has also participated in the Second Women Forum – WOMENomics 2 – Sudan and presented a scientific article entitled “Women Entrepreneurship in Sudan, motivations and obstacles”.
Tarteel has a good experience in local voluntary work, and she is always seeking opportunities to work with people from different geographical areas. She believes that voluntary work offers the chance to give something back to the community and make a difference to the people around us. As well as it strongly contributes in building the pathway to her future.

Nayra Abdulfattah Mohammed Hashem

IT Assistant

Nayra from Yemen : I’m a graduated computer science and technology student of the year 2015. I developed myself and learned ‘android developing’ from 2014 until now.I did made many applications, some for customers and other for clients. Android developing for me is what define me.My ambition is to develop myself more and more in this field .

Sara Nasrat

Adam Associate

Sara Nasrat is a Biomedcial Engineering graduate from the German Jordanian University, School of Applied Medical Sciences, with a focus on Bioinformatics and Computerized Image Processing after training in this field at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) during her time as an exchange student in Germany. This opportunity helped her develop an interest in contributing to research and development and publish a scientific article in an open source journal (Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering – a joint journal for Biomedical Engineering in VDE and the Austrian and Swiss Societies for Biomedical Engineering). Working later at a medical health magazine made her grow knowledge and interest in the wide and diverse field of administration. She believes that volunteering in ECESAO will give her the chance to offer the multidisciplinary skills she has gained and is still gaining, especially in economical sciences, which is an important part of the world with more power nowadays than ever before, needing attention and awareness from academics of as many majors as possible and those involved in the field.

Hala Alqudah

Admin Assistant

Hala Alqudah, born in 1993, Nationality of Jordanians, Lives in Jordan. Geotechnical engineer at Arab Center for Engineering Studies-ACES, Presented two seminars at ACES one about the mosul dam which is located in Iraq country and the other seminar about renewable energy in general and in particular about wind farms projects. Graduated from Hashemite University- Jordan, Specialzing in civil engineering with excellent GPA. Certificated in design using: PROKON, STAAD and Revit program, Skilled in AutoCAD, Microsoft office and Prezi presentation software, Characterized by diligent work. Attended several of workshops in field of human development. Volunteer at Raqi initiative for recycling of papers. Aspiring to a better and prosperous Arab countries in the future. Believing that nothing impossible, Self-Motiviated, Positive attitude, Lovers of reading, Lovers to learn, Encouraging to do what you love until you be creative.

Mahmoud Saeed

Administrative Coordinator

Mahmoud Saeed is currently pursuing his undergraduate studies at School of Economics and Political Sciences with a major of Economics at The British University in Egypt. Mahmoud has studied in both Al-Azhar University in Cairo and The American University in Cairo before being admitted to The British University. Mahmoud is one of LSP scholars that have been recognized for their academic excellence and awarded a fully funded scholarship empowered by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and supervised by the International Institute of Education (IIE). Currently, he is a Research and Development intern at Agents for SDGs. Moreover, Mahmoud has been involved in many leadership programs as well as a myriad of community service projects and activities. Beside his work in (ECESAO), he is now a Human Resources member at Egyptian Researchers Initiative, Human Resources team leader at Resala charity, Human Resources head at Meshwar. Mahmoud is rather passionate about economic theories and scientific research; he is about to publish his first paper.

Omar Al Talafeeh

IT Associate

Omar Al-Talafeeh is currently studying his bachelor’s degree in computer science in information technology faculty at the University Of Petra. Just recently, he was selected to be the chairman of IEEE Petra University, he has a long experience in international work from working with Erasmus+ and United Nation Jordan and United Nation online, Omar has been an active volunteer for four years now, with his excellent skills in information technology he’s working with the team for ECESAO hoping to build a brighter future for the Arab Orient countries. Founding an academic dialogue milieu among researchers affiliated with countries of both Arab Orient and EU, in order to exchange knowledge, experiences and benefit from the results of the academic researchers.His past experience in working as a webmaster for IEEE Petra University and along with Phi for science institute as a PHP developer, he’s working with other candidates for ECESAO in the I.T department hoping to spread the objectives of ECESAO to the world.


Majdi Abdalaziz

Research Assistant

I am Majdi Abdulaziz, based in Amman, Jordan. My educational background is master degree in Conflict Resolution with an excellent grade from the University of Jordan, 2017. My bachelor degree in Pharmacy, 2007.I have 10 years’ experience in pharmaceutical marketing, particularly in design marketing plan based on market analysis and to enhance pharmaceutical sales.  In 2010, I was engaged in voluntary work with the Middle East studies center-Amman, Jordan- by assisting the center in conducting Seminars and conferences. At that moment, I started to find my passion in the political researches and realize how much effect it does have on our lives, especially in our Arab and Middle Eastern countries. So that, I started to work as a research assistant and to develop my research skills, besides it motivated me to continue my master degree.My research interest is the conflict resolution and strategic thinking, especially in regard to the Game theory implication which will be my proposal for Ph.D.

Ala Al Qararha

Women Economic Empowerment Assistant

Ala Qararha got her Bachelor degree from University of Jordan, Department of foreign languages, in French language and literature.

Previously she worked as parliamentarian assistant at The Parliament of Jordan, with the National Democratic Institute, for now she is a volunteer with European Center for Economic Studies of the Arab Orient as a women economic empowerment assistant.

She had an experience in the community and voluntary work with number of NGO’s in Jordan. Also she has many certificates in gender and women empowerment.


Bibi Mahmoud Ashour

Women Economic Empowerment Assistant

Bibi Mahmoud Ashour, a Kuwaiti citizen, and a PhD student in sociology at Sharjah University. Bibi has a  a master degree in applied sociology with a distinction of excellence from the Sharjah University. The subject of the Master thesis was “The marriage of Kuwaiti’s women from foreigners”. She has a higher diploma in public administration with a distinction of excellence from university of Kuwait, the same university from which she got her bachelor’s degree in social sciences. Bibi is a member of the board of a civil society organization dedicated to spreading the culture of tolerance, social coexistence, non-violence and discrimination. She participated in several conferences in social sciences and training courses in development programs for effective management and leadership, in addition to programs for empowering work in civil work organizations. She is highly interested in the idea of empowering women in leadership and decision-making positions.

For all the women of the world, be the star of your homeland, you are a strong giving person with high abilities. You met the challenges and achieved a lot and the path in front of you is clear to reach your homeland as a star” Baby Ashour

  • Linkedln:Bibi Ashour

Sarra Ben salem

Research Assistant

Sarra Ben Salem earned a first-class MSc in investment analysis from the University of Stirling, United Kingdom where she received the Karen Napier academic excellence scholarship. She is currently employed at the ministry of investment development and international cooperation, Tunisia where she is working on developing new investment approaches to create economic and social change. Sarra has an in-depth knowledge of financial markets and alternative investments, economic and accounting principles and practices, Banking and the analysis and reporting of financial and economic data.

Furthermore, being aware of the importance of her social role, she has been actively engaged in community change and improvement actions and she is currently working towards establishing a nonprofit organization in Tunisia that promotes women’s economic empowerment through continuous education and Social Enterprise.

Manal Jarabaa

Entrepreneurship Coordinator

I studied computer information system at alzaytonah university of Jordan have more than 7 years experience working in software Development as a developer of Oracle-Siebel.
I have obtained qualifications in Computer Skills through my previous work , I enjoy working with others,I am exceptionally organized
And I am passionate about the volunteering work and helping other people.

Laila Lahham

Project Assistant

Laila Lahham is currently the general manager of Technology Group LLC Company for construction and project management in Istanbul, Turkey. She is an executive assistant for ISDEN organization in Istanbul, which works for supporting SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) that were set by the United Nations. She worked as a project manager for the UNHCR (2014-2015) in Damascus, Syria. She is a professional project manager and trainer with PMP certificate from the American Project Management Institute. She is a management and quality consultant for many training centers in Istanbul. She earned her Master’s degree in Technology Management from the Syrian Virtual University and had the Bachelor degree in civil engineering from Damascus University. She supports the sustainability and development programs and her recent research was titled “The technology of recycling the concrete resulting from buildings demolition”. She prepared plans and studies for many construction, sustainable development and capacity building projects in many countries like Syria, Somalia, and Libya.


Taoufik Mouhou


Taoufik MOUHOU is currently an IP consultant at JAH CO. IP in Qatar and a freelance translator. He post graduated from Cadi Ayyad university, Marrakech, Morocco, with a master degree in “Translation Technology and Specialized Translation” in 2017. He obtained a bachelor degree in “Multilingual Specialized Translation” and a bachelor degree in English studies from Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Beni Mellal, Morocco. His experience, which focuses mainly on translation, varies between internships, volunteering and translation freelancing. He is a co-founder of the English Cultural Club, which fosters the learning of the English language in the area of Khouribga city, Morocco. Taoufik’s interest is promoting the scientific research in the field of economic sciences in Arab Orient region through translation.


Fatima Alzeyany

Media Assistant

Fatima Alzeyany has graduated with a specialization in French Arts from the Faculty of Arts at Misurata University in Libya. She has gained the experience of being vice president of the student union at her faculty which, in turn, developed her voluntary and administrative skills and noticeably improved her public relations. Fatima works as a graphic designer with 9 years of experience, trainer, researcher, and social activist. She has a myriad of activities to do and has attended a number of summits and forums. Fatima always seeks to disseminate cultures and the development and advancement of society. She believes that “wherever there is work, there is Fatima Alzeyany”.

Madeha Tahboub

Media Assistant

Madeha Tahboub is currently a student at Palestine Polytechnic University.She is studying her bachelor’s degree in computer science. She was part of  the English Access Micro Scholarship Program .She has a hobby in making short cartoon videos. She hopes in the future to develop her skill and hobby,so she could make influential videos.Also she hopes to develop an app that will benefits her community.

Aisha Al-Baiti

Women Economic Empowerment Assistant

BA in English Language, University of Aden, Yemen. I have got several certificates in the field of human development, including a TOT and how to manage team certificates. I led a voluntary initiative to support young people with human development programs, through which I devote myself to disseminate the concept: Nation building begins from building human. It is my belief that volunteerism opens up many doors of interaction, partnership, and relationships. So, I am currently a volunteer at the Education Yemen Foundation in social media inquiries. Addition to that, I am working as an administrative and coordinator in Farah for Training & consultations, a women’s work group aimed at targeting women to develop them and raise their self-awareness.