"I couldn't sense the impact I was looking for in my work, be it economic, social or educational. I resigned and went around the world for nine months. She traveled throughout Latin America, from Australia to Asia, learning to overcome her fears and meeting "digital nomads", young people who set up their businesses on the Internet.
He holds a Master of Science in Agribusiness Management and Economics of Natural Resources from the International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (France), and an Agricultural Economist Engineer Diploma (M.Sc.) from the Agronomic and Veterinary Institute of Hassan II (Morocco). Mr. DIANI is author (and co-author) of many policy papers and publications/studies related to the role of the public policy reforms in association with key issues like regional economic integration, energy transition, trade in services, and industrial competitiveness.
She also led partnership efforts on behalf of the World Bank, providing strategic input to heads of states for major development roundtables in Africa. In 2015, she was nominated in the Choiseul 100 of the Young African Leaders of Tomorrow.
In that capacity, he was the African member of the Bureau of the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development which laid the foundation for the UN 2030 Agenda and the African Agenda 2063. Vice President of the Economic and Social Council (2011-12) and Vice President of the United Nations General Assembly (2008-09) representing Africa, Mr. Abdelaziz enjoys an intimate knowledge of the UN and the AU’s intergovernmental processes and multilateral diplomacy.
She holds a PhD in Economics. Dr. Tsakok has worked on development issues for over twenty-five years, first as World Bank staff and since retirement as a consultant. She has specialized in policy analysis, program and project formulation and evaluation, research and training activities in agriculture, agro-business, rural development and poverty reduction. She has worked in most regions of the developing world: Africa, Asia - South, Southeast and East, North Africa and the Middle East and Latin America.
Prior to joining Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Dr Kidane served as the Director of the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) of Addis Ababa University (AAU) from March 2014 – June 2019. In his capacity as the Director of IPSS, he had directed the successful conduct of six (6) annual conferences of Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa that took place from 2014 – 2019.
She is now the Program Coordinator for the Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leaders Program, a youth leadership program that brings together, on an annual basis, 40 to 50 rising stars from around the Atlantic and across Africa who have a strong sense of commitment to social and economic issues facing their communities in particular and the world in general.
Last year, Máximo studied a M.Ed of Human Development and Psychology at Harvard University thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship. During that time, he consulted for the Harvard Ministerial Leadership Program, designing a teacher evaluation tool for the Ministry of Education of Côte d’Ivoire and writing a case study that was read by ministers about Criança Feliz, the largest home-visiting program in the world.