North Africa

 #1:  Workshop on Building Partnerships on Water, Energy and the Environment for Women Scientists from Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia

Casablanca, Morocco  March 5-7, 2013

Funded by the U.S. State Department

Workshop Goals:

(1) to foster a network of women researchers in the U.S. and North Africa (Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia) who have common interests in increasing international research and collaborative activities between women scientists in these four countries.

(2) to use this network and the expertise of its participants to develop innovative and cross-disciplinary strategies for advancing the research and educational activities of women researchers and their students in these countries.

(3) to develop plans to maintain and grow this network and to extend its outreach into other scientists (men and women), communities and institutions.


Biographies of Participants
Research Interests 
List of Attendees

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Special thanks for the incredible assistance from Prof. Abdelaziz El Jazouli, Laboratoire de Chimie des Materiaux Solides, Universite Hassan II Mohammedia, in organizing this event!! Project Funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans, and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, Office of Science and Technology Cooperation

#2.  COACh Career Building Workshops in Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria

Casablanca, Morocco March 2013 Pictures

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Algiers, Algeria January 2013 Pictures

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Tunis, Tunisia March 2013 Pictures

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Casablanca, Rabat and Marrakech, Morocco March 2014 Pictures

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iCOACh project leaders:

Prof. Nora Berrah,
University of Connecticut,
Prof. Geri Richmond,
University of Oregon