Co-founder and CEO of Aanaab
Mounira is a co-founder and CEO of Aanaab.com, an online professional development platform for teachers. She is also Co-founder of Emkan Education a school development and education advisory company. Mounira worked as assistant governor in Saudi Arabia for the Evaluation, Training and Education Commission (ETEC). In 2012, Mounira worked as a senior research specialist with the Ideation Center, Booz & Company’s think tank in the Middle East. Mounira also serves as a board of trustee at Dar Al Hekma University for women in Jeddah. She was an advisory board member of the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) for women and a member at the National Childhood Committee in Saudi Arabia. Mounira is a board member at several schools and academies. Mounira has published two books and is passionate about building teacher capacity. Mounira holds a Ph.D. in education from Oxford University and a master’s degree from Columbia University and a bachelor of arts in special education from Dar Al Hekma University. Mounira is a currently a fellow at the Owner President Management (OPM class 56) program at Harvard Business School (HBS). She has written extensively on education in Saudi Arabia, among other topics. She is a Fellow of the sixth class of the Middle East Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.