GTF Advisory Board Member
Reem is an independent Senior Consultant specializing in knowledge economy policies and public reform; her focus is on ICT in Education and national training schemes, working with international agencies on ICT in Education in the MENA region, such as World Bank, UNESCO and the European Investment Bank. She is Founder of Global Tech-Net (G-10), a non-profit initiative registered at the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Jordan. Reem is ex-CEO of World Links Arab Region and World Links International, initiated by the World Bank committed to spreading and merging ICT and knowledge economy skills in education and training of youth and women. She has created scalable and sustainable schemes to reach hundreds of millions of youth through highly effective and low cost models. She was part of the Prime Ministerial National Agenda of Jordan, and worked on the labour, employment, vocational training, education and social components. In 2002 – 2003, she initiated the Jordanian national strategy for merging ICT in education, established the first ICT Unit at the Ministry of Education and programs for ICT literacy, e-learning and technical support, under a UNDP/ Government of Jordan scheme.