Co-founder & CEO
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 an Advisor 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 serves as a board member of a school group, board member of the Saudi Entertainment Academy (SEA) and advisory board member of the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA). 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.