ASAL GHANIM

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Asal is a solar engineering professional from Jordan. She holds a bachelors in Electrical Engineering and a masters in Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development. Throughout her work in the energy sector, she has been recognized regionally and internationally for her research on the use of optics in solar thermal power. In 2013, she won the second place in the Arab Technology Business Plan Competition in Cairo for her project research, she was also awarded the prestigious Green Talents award from the German Ministry of Education and Research later in the year.

In 2014, Asal was selected as one of the 79 TechWomen from around the world, a competitive program by the US department of state, rewarding accomplished women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Along to her passion for science and green technology, Asal is also an active member in several educational, cross-cultural and women-empowerment initiatives. She’s a leading member and organizer at the East West Initiative, a program aims to bridge the gap between the East and the West through inter-cultural and leadership programs designed for youth. She’s also the regional ambassador for the technovation challenge, a competition that challenges middle and high school girls all over the world to build a mobile app that will address a community problem.

Taking her love to fashion and design to a whole new level, Asal has recently founded “Asal Embroidery”, a traditional-wear inspired collection of modern clothing line, combining traditional embroidery from the Levant region and across the world with trending designs. Aiming to empower women in refugee camps and preserve culture.

She joined EAT organization in 2016.

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