Senior International Consultant, Knowledge Economy for Human
Reem N. Bsaiso works as an independent, international, senior consultant on national knowledge-based economy for human capital policies, towards economic growth and job creation, in support of merging ICT and 21st Century Skills in education from policy to results.
Chairman of the Board of Professionals for Humanity (USA), Advisory Board Member of Global Thinkers Forum (UK) & United Planet (Boston – USA). Founder of Global Outreach (Bahrain). As a global speaker Reem advocates for education as she understands the dynamics of enabling overarching policies to boost investment return, economic growth and job creation. Global activities: Member of the Paris-based UNESCO Advisory Panel of Experts on Debt Swaps and Innovative Approaches (UN 35 C/Resolution 12, 2009); Member of the Consultative Committee of ALECSO/LAS for US DoS Open Book Initiative, since 2014.
Member of the US-DoS Alumni (since 2003); Member / Participant: Professional Fellows Open Book Program , to foster free education around the world (2014); Presidential Summit (April 2010), met with President Barak Obama, Mrs. Hillary Clinton, White House and US Departments; Speaker at the Presidential Summit AED-UNDP “Entrepreneurship, Education & Gender Equality” Forum (2010); Nominated for World Economic Forum (WEF) Social Entrepreneur of the Year for the MENA Region 2010. Awarded by the World Bank and InfoDev EVOKE challenge on global social gaming) out of 20,000 and 150 countries, (Evoke Summit – Sep. 2010, Washington DC). Education: Bachelour’s Degree in Pure Sciences; US DoS Thomas Jefferson Scholarship to Virginia Tech, Advanced Computer Aided Design, Modeling Extension and Virtual Reality, Post Graduate Class of Architecture (1995) and a higher Diploma from Cader/InHolland in merging ICT in Education.