American University of Beirut

Wids Team & Ambassadors Agenda Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference @AUB


  • Lama Moussawi

    WiDS @AUB Conference Chair, 
    WiDS @AUB Ambassador​​

    Associate Professor of Management Science
    Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut
    +961.1.350000 x 3766

  • Hoda Daou
    Assistant Professor
    Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut
    +961.1.350000 x 3756


  • Rajab Ghazzaoui
    Project Coordinator
    Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut

Rajab Ghazzaoui is the WiDS at AUB Project Coordinator. He is a Master of Public Policy graduate from the University of Chicago and Computer & Communications Engineering graduate from the American University of Beirut. His background in engineering complements his education in public policy and augment his abilities to interpret and communicate quantitative analysis on paper. In addition, he brings in diverse experiences in programming, project, and event management from working at the Sunlight Foundation, Cambridge Global Advisors and the International House at UChicago.

  • Elsa Moghabghab
    Project Coordinator
    Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut

Elsa Moghabghab is Program Coordinator in the Executive Education Programs at the Olayan School of Business. As such, she manages the implementation of Company Specific Programs and Open Enrollment Programs (OEP). Elsa is also responsible for coordinating different OEP programs’ design and has worked closely on blending the EMBA program with the OSB faculty and team assuring relevant engaging online resources for the different courses’ subjects. During program delivery, Elsa serves as on-site owner ensuring all implementation details are on track. She works with different stakeholders on site to ensure the high quality of the program implementation. Elsa has experience in executive education at OSB and has also worked in training and development as well as with the UN Global Compact. She has also worked closely on numerous conferences including AUB UN Global Compact as well as the Women in Data Science conference in collaboration with Stanford University. Elsa has graduated from AUB with a BS in Biology in 2012 and earned her MBA degree with a focus on entrepreneurship and the startup ecosystem from OSB in 2016. 

Student Representative

  • Aya Wafica Arab

I’m Aya Arab a Junior Business student with a double emphasis in Marketing and Business Information & Decision Systems. Always seeking for new experiences that will allow me to gain more knowledge, develop my skills and acquire myself with more. I’m also a firm believer that the opportunity of learning doesn’t stop within a classroom space or a course we take, it is way beyond that. For that, I’m proud to be the student ambassador of WiDs at AUB to make sure every student benefits from the opportunity AUB-OSB is providing for youth in Lebanon, to learn from the greatest women leaders and scientists.

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