Independent, international, senior consultant in national knowledge-based economy for human capital policies, for economic growth and job creation, in support of merging ICT and Skills of the Future in education from policy to action, with core competencies in designing and implementing global scalable models reaching millions of students and youth. Her mission is to boost the impact of knowledge enabled human capital by mediating enhancive policies, knowledge enabling environments while boosting KE transfer channels through socio-economic regimes, education, innovation and ICT towards economic growth and job creation. She believes that good education is vital for spreading tolerance, understanding and world peace. Having graduated from Virginia Tech in Computer Aided Design, she is also keen on AI and augmented reality. Reem’s scientific background and experiences allows her to venture and work in environmental issues, the water-food-energy nexus, leading to food security, turning waste to energy and climate change. As a leader in tourism, she looks at futuristic new diversified types of tourism. She carries several global tiles such as: | | Member of the Jordan Senate, Upper House of Parliament Joint Committee on Energy and Senior Advisor Far East Group: on Climate Change & Green Investment, Thermo-Chemical Gasification and Alternative Energy | Founder & Vice-Chair, Tamkeen for Sustainable Tourism Development, Jordan | Chairman of the Board, Professionals for Humanity, USA | Advisory Board Member, Global Thinkers Forum, London, UK | Advisory Board Member University of the People, New York, USA | International Board of Advisors, United Planet, Boston, USA | Supervisory Board of the Ecosystem Restoration Camps foundation, the Netherlands | Mentor, Global Thinkers Mentors platform,: International Athena | Open Book Initiative Consultative Committee, (LAS/ALECSO) | Advisory & Scientific Committee of the new “Arab Science Journal”, (LAS/ALECSO) | Middle East Representative, Global Online Learning Alliance (GOLA), UK | Founder & Member of Jordan Nature Preservation (NAP), Jordan | Former CEO World Links International (World Bank), Washington DC UK | | One of Reem’s leading global positions included Washington DC CEO of World Links International and World Links Arab Region (Regional Position, Amman - Jordan), initiated by the World Bank (James Wolfensohn, Ex-President) committed to spreading and merging ICT and knowledge economy skills in education and training of youth and women, reaching more than 4 million youth. Created scalable and sustainable schemes to reach millions of youth through highly effective and low-cost models and signed several MoUs with Ministers of Education across the MENA as she ran 14 country projects (2007-2010). Countries covered 35 countries in Africa & Asia; Countries visited: MENA: Morocco, Tunisia, Algiers, Libya, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Yemen, UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah). Asia: India and South Korea. USA: 17 States. Europe: UK, France, Italy, Holland, Greece.
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