Summit Speakers

Cybersecurity Readiness in Fourth Industrial Revolution

Speakers Info

Dr. Marianne Azer

Member of the Egyptian Parliament , Egypt

Dr. Marianne Azer

Occupation:
Doctor Engineer Marianne Amir Azer is a member of the Egyptian Parliament. Dr. Azer is also an Associate Professor at Nile University (NU). Before joining the parliament, she was the Deputy to the Minister of Communication and Information Technology for Strategic Initiatives.

Degrees and Experience:
Dr. Azer obtained her BSc, MSc, and PhD in the Electronics and Communications Engineering. She has 16 years of experience in Communications and Information Technology. Throughout her career, she held several positions, either academic or managerial in several universities and organizations.

Publications:
Dr. Azer is an author/ co-author of over 45 publications in refereed journals and/or conference presentations.

Awards and Fellowships:
She received awards, certificates, and fellowships from different international institutions. To name a few, the US Department of State, Academy of Science, Research, and Technology, Google, the University of Michigan Dearborn, The British Council.

This year, she has been honored in the Egyptian Embassy in Washington DC for Public Service and Scientific Academia.

In addition, she has been awarded by Nile University in Egypt for her contributions in the Communication and Information Technology Sector.

Memberships and other Activities:
Dr. Azer is She is a board member of the international observatory for women speaking French, a member of the IEEE, ACM, IFIP working 8.4, Arab Women in Computing (AWIC). She is a member of the women committee of the Parliamentarian union for the Euro Mediterranean countries.

She is also a member of several other scientific, and civic organizations, to mention a few the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, the Arab Organization for Young Scientists, Foreign Affairs Committee in the National Women’s Council. Her areas of expertise include security in wireless communications, cloud computing, e-Learning, and Engineering Education.

Dr. Azer was invited as a speaker, panelist, and keynote speaker in a number of international conferences and events. She is also a reviewer and a technical committee member in many international and national conferences. It is worth mentioning that she was ranked amongst the top 10 public speakers in Egypt. She received many certificates in both the US and Egypt on soft skills and capacity building.