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.

Hind Shalfeh


Website Manager

Hind Shalfeh is a Software Engineer who got her bachelor degree in 2016 from Tishreen University (Syria), Faculty of Informatics Engineering, she has experience in Web Development, System Analysis and Automation.
She has worked in an NGO (Caritas Syria ) as a social worker/ IT Assistant and got promoted to IT & Data manager then analyzed the system and developed a C# desktop application for Latakia office.
Hind believes giving back is key to a meaningful life – a tenet she lives out through her volunteering in an NGO (Oussret Alikhaa) in Latakia, as an English teacher for children with cerebral palsy, also volunteered as a System Analyst ,a PHP developer for LookinMena initiative where she developed a wordpress plugin (Admins Post Statistics).
All of Hind’s voluntary work has one primary aim, which is to help build society. Her personal attitude conveys kindness and warmth.
She has a degree of certified excellence in Communication Skills awarded by the European Training Center in Budapest (Hungary).
She is fueled by her passion for Artificial Intelligence Technologies, her graduation project was “Iris Recognition System Using Neural Networks”, hoping to pursue her master’s degree in Germany soon.
Hind is currently working as a freelance web developer and learning German, in addition to four languages she already knows Arabic, English, French and a little bit Japanese.


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.

  • https://www.linkedin.com/in/ala-qararha-53a52852/

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.

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 

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.

  • https://www.linkedin.com/in/omar-al-talafeeh-omar1997/

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.

  • https://www.linkedin.com/in/laila-lahham-ma-pmp%C2%AE-26615429/

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.

  • https://www.linkedin.com/in/taoufik-mouhou-8351ba128/

Mubarak Mohammed Noor


HR Officer at ECESAO

Mubarak is a young Sudanese, has more than five years of experience in the administration, executive, and voluntarism positions. Mubarak earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Khartoum. Now he is an MSc student at Necmettin Erbakan University in Turkey. while he is a volunteer as HR Officer at The European Centre for Economic Studies of the Arab Orient – ECESAO.

Mubarak has a career experience in several sectors such as telecommunications, banking, and hospitality, he worked as a professional employee in many positions like HR, quality and administrative development, supervision, coordination, and product development.

Mubarak has a passion for volunteerism issues and community service, he works as a volunteer in many local and international organizations, and he is a co-founder of some community organizations and voluntary initiatives. Mubarak has a strong passion for empowerment youth.

Mubarak seeks to be part of a highly professional team, to get greater challenges and more responsibilities in a leader company, to apply the knowledge obtained from his previous work experience and widen it.

Mubarak believes that the best and fastest way to gather people and get their support for any issue is by working and showing results, and that’s exactly what he’s trying to do in his life.

Marwa Saadani 


Media Assistant

I’m Project Coordinator a ‎Youth’More . i got my License of Multimedia applies to art , i was a Communication Manager at Tunisian Association of Alternative Media in 2014 . I have experience in Enterprise creation and composition of promoters, I participated in the World Social Forum (press center and media). i was a volunteer at Young African Women in Leadership.

Jamile Youssef


Research Assistant

I hold a M.A. degree in Applied Economics, from the Lebanese American University in Beirut, my thesis titled was “Effect of Monetary Policy on Real Estate Prices in Lebanon”. I have worked as Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant for two years and have been involved in several researches about Lebanon. My topics of interest are Migration, Level of Happiness, and Real Estate Market, Unemployment Rate in the Arab World and Training & development. I volunteered in ECESAO because I believe there is a lack in research and data in the Middle-East countries and especially in Lebanon and I would love to be a part in booming the research field in this area, and be involved in high quality researches which is policy oriented and relevant.


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.


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.


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.