Who We Are
Meet Our Team
Dr. Mohamed Abdelaziz | STEAM Center Director
Dr. Mohamed Abdelaziz is a medical doctor and World Learning certified teacher trainer. Dr. Abdelaziz has more than 12 years of experience in teaching and teacher education and has spent the last decade with World Learning developing educational programs under multiple projects for ministries of national and higher education and academic research, U.S. Department of State, and STEM engagement funders including The Boeing Company, DOW Chemicals, and Anadarko Petroleum.
Riad Bouguerra | Photography Mentor
Riad is a young entrepreneur recently graduated with a master’s degree in business management who developed a passion for education. Certified educator on STEAM fields by World Learning Algeria, public speaker, and English learner, Riad is also an active volunteer in many youth activities and initiatives. Inspired by the environment where he was born and raised, Riad took pictures everywhere. This led him to discover a new talent which is photography. With his curious mindset and interest in education, Riad never stopped learning and teaching young enthusiast not just photography, but also robotics and real-life skills.
Ismail Alem | Web-development Mentor
Introduced to the world of computing at the age of 3, with this momentum, Ismail chose computer science at the University of Algiers 1. Being a big fan of Google products and services, he volunteered in GDG Algiers (Google Developers Group), became a community manager, then an ambassador, and now he serves as communication manager. Ismail joined the World Learning team as a front-end web development mentor, specializing in HTML and CSS, he perfected his English skills, and learned to apply Universal Design for Learning (UDL) efficiently in his STEM sessions. Ismail helped organize several events with the Algiers STEM Center and taught students of different ages and backgrounds from all over the country.
Haoua Seghouani| Arduino Electronics Mentor
Haoua is an Electronics and Electrical Engineering student at the University of Algiers. Haoua is an electronics mentor at the STEM Center specialized in Arduino, electronics 101 and 102 for World Learning as well as serving as an officer at the TechGirls Alumnae Advisory Council for Legacy International. As a STEM teaching enthusiast, Haoua is also currently working as a part time Information and Technology high school teacher. Haoua and her team have recently won a US Embassy grant to implement “Net3alem” an ambitious project whose goal is to build an educational platform for Algerian teachers and students to help simplify school concepts using the Algerian Darja dialect. Haoua’s aim is to see the Algerian students and teachers enjoy the process of learning/teaching and to give them the opportunity to explore different subjects to, hopefully, better shape their future.
Hiba Mobarki | Makeblock Robotics Mentor
Hiba Mobarki is a Software Engineering master’s student, STEM mentor at the Algiers STEM center and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) STEAM teacher Training graduate from World Learning Algeria. Hiba has several online and offline volunteering experiences in the education field, STEM, and community service. Hiba has also participated in the organization of several STEM camps with World Learning Algeria and other organizations. Hiba specializes in Makeblock Robotics, but she has taught students Arduino, Electronics 101 and Science Discovery.
Yousri Kenouna | Mechatronics Mentor
Yousri has been an active STEM Center volunteer since 2018 and he’s currently serving as World Learning Algeria’s graphics and video specialist for STEM education content. Yousri excels in audio correction and UDL application while editing volunteer-made video tutorials. His love of problem solving has led him to represent Algeria in many international competitions such as the FIRST Global Robotics challenge 2018 in Mexico City and WE Are Innovators African conference in Kenya, 2019. Yousri is also a volunteer mentor at the Algiers STEM center where he teaches electronics, robotics, programming and mentoring the FGC Robotics teams in 2019 and C2020 and the WE are Innovators 2019 team in Mechatronics.
Are you interested in a career where you can expand the worlds of young people and spark new passions? Our staff have the opportunity to change a child’s life for the better every day that they come to work.
Our open positions are listed below – click the link to see the full job description. If you are interested in applying, please send a CV and cover letter in PDF format to [email protected] Include the position title and your name in the subject line.
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Are you interested in becoming a STEAM Center volunteer? The Center is always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support our programs and participants. Our volunteers are comprised of STEAM experts and enthusiasts from a variety of fields who are passionate about inspiring a love for STEM in our young guests.
Volunteers at the Center have an opportunity to:
• Facilitate STEAM courses and workshops
• Guide young innovators in building their projects
• Offer guidance in their area of expertise to Center guests and learners
• Take active part in organizing STEM events and initiatives
• Benefit from the in-house teacher training programs
• Get recommendations for job shadowing and internship opportunities
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please send an email to [email protected] with your name and which of the above role(s) you would like to do.