DR. NARIMANE HADJ HAMOU
Dr. Narimane Hadj-Hamou, is the Founder and CEO of the Center of Learning Innovations and Customized Knowledge Solutions (CLICKS); prior to that she was the Assistant Chancellor for Learning and Academic Development (Provost) at the Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University in the UAE; where she has established and led the academic, research, and e-Learning vision of the first online University to be recognized and accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the UAE. She has assumed other leadership roles including acting as a Dean for Students Affairs, a Dean for Learning and Teaching, and a Director of e-Learning.
She has been the driving force in the promotion of online education and blended learning in the Region by leading many pioneering projects and initiatives. She was the Founder and first elected President of the Middle East eLearning Association and led the establishment journals and case studies series in the field.
Over the years, she has delivered more than 150 keynote addresses and workshops and led numerous round-tables and panel discussions. In addition, she acts as an external reviewer for multiple accreditation agencies and provided advice on QA related matters and consulted for more than 30 universities and colleges.