Created under the impetus of the Euromed University of Fez (UEMF) and the Islamic World Organization for Education, Science and Culture (ICESCO), the "Women in Science" Chair aims to support Research & Innovation work in the field of Artificial Intelligence by making equality, inclusion and diversity in artificial intelligence a fundamental basis.
The "Women in Science" chair has the mission of:
- Create a reference framework to conduct and develop research work in partnership with the Moroccan industrial world;
- Attract more doctoral students and especially female doctoral students in the field of AI, with a clear desire to support and promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the digital sector;
- Forge links with the best laboratories in the world thanks to the wide network of partners of the UEMF via its School of Digital Engineering and Artificial Intelligence (EIDIA), the first engineering school in this field on a Euro-Africa scale.
The coordination and management of this chair is entrusted to Professor MahaGmira, a recognized expert in artificial intelligence. She is a specialist and teacher at the School of Digital Engineering and Artificial Intelligence having completed her doctoral thesis at the ÉcolePolytechnique de Montréal, in one of the world centers of excellence on AI, the science of data for real-time decision making IVADO, CIRRELT, GERAD, etc. and the MILA directed by Pr. YoshuaBengio.
Today, she is a member of several prestigious institutes and research groups, recognized as world leaders in data science and artificial intelligence: Canada Excellence Chair. For more information on the activities of the chair, consult the website: https://ueuromed.org/womenchair/