Received Google Women Techmaker ScholarshipūüėĄ: Insights and Tips

As part of Google‚Äôs ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, Google provides scholarships to encourage students to excel in their studies and become leaders. Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Program (formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program), Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg‚Äôs vision of creating gender equality in the field of computer … Continue reading Received Google Women Techmaker ScholarshipūüėĄ: Insights and Tips

Participated at ArabWIC 2017 Conference

It has been a wonderful experience attending¬†the ArabWIC 5th Annual International conference on Arab Women in Computing at the American University of Beirut (AUB) on August 10 to 12th, 2017. ¬†The Arab Women In Computing Association (ArabWIC) mission is to support, inspire, retain, encourage collaboration among, increase visibility of and help elevate the status of … Continue reading Participated at ArabWIC 2017 Conference

Completed a Summer Internship at John Hopkins

I've the pleasure of having a¬†summer research experience under the supervision of¬†Dr. Casey Overby at¬†Johns Hopkins Medicine. ¬†The group of researchers I worked with explored user-centered¬†tools for communicating big data in healthcare.¬†¬†With the¬†growing number of clinical practice guidelines in precision medicine, updating these guidelines requires an involvement of¬†multiple stakeholders. That would be a time consuming … Continue reading Completed a Summer Internship at John Hopkins

Organized a Q&A Chat on Twitter

Around the beginning of Summer 2017, I co-organized with my friend, Aseel¬†Addawood, a¬†Twitter Q&A session under the topic ‚ÄúSummer is around the corner: how to improve your technical skills through self learning‚ÄĚ. ¬†¬†This Q&A session was hosted online¬†in Twitter with the hashtag #AskArabWIC on June 11th for one hour at 10pm Saudi Time. The session … Continue reading Organized a Q&A Chat on Twitter

Organized & Participated at a Reflections on #CHI2017

I attended my first CHI in Denver, Co. ¬†I've learned many and different things and I feel like I've grown both personally and professionally.ūüėÄ My @ArabWIC_KSA¬†team organized an online meeting¬†to share our #CHI2017 experiences. I am very excited to arrange and participate in a Webinar on #CHI2017 reflections to shed light on experiences of CHI … Continue reading Organized & Participated at a Reflections on #CHI2017

ACM SIGHCI Chapter

I am very excited to join the KACST ACM SIGCHI Chapter. The¬†ACM SIGCHI Chapter was chartered in Spring 2017 at¬†King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). Chapter participation provides a unique combination of social interaction and professional dialogue among peers. If you're interested in joining the chapter, you can click here.