ElMaadawi, Zeinab

Associate Academic Officer (eLearning)

Profile
  • Zeinab ElMaadawi
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-EHS, UNU-ViE
    OFFICE:
    PACET (Pan African Cooperation and Educational Technologies)
    E-MAIL:
    elmaadawi@vie.unu.edu
    NATIONALITY:
    Egypt

    Research Interests

    • Education
    • Globalization
    • Health
    • Technology

    Education

    • Joint Master Degree in International Education Management (INEMA), Universities of Ludwigsburg (Germany) & Helwan (Egypt), 2015
    • Professional Certificate Expert of New Learning Technology, Furtwangen University, Germany, 2009
    • M.D. (Ph.D.) Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
    • M.Sc. Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
    • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (grade excellent with honor), Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt

    Appointments

    • 2015-2018: Head of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL), Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
    • 2017-present (on leave): Professor of Histology & Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
    • 2010-2014: e Learning Consultant, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) e Academy, Germany
    • October-November 2014: Fellow at the Business & Market Development Team, Coursera, USA
    • April-September 2014: Academic visitor/Sponsored researcher, Institute for Cardiovascular Sciences, Faculty of Medical & Human Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK
    • October-November 2013: Intern at the Leadership Development Department, Academy of International Cooperation (AIZ), GIZ, Germany
    • 2006-2015: Adjunct lecturer/Associate Professor & e Learning Consultant, Misr International University (MIU)
    • 2012-2017: Associate Professor of Histology & Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
    • 2006-2012: Lecturer of Histology & Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
    • 2002-2006: Assistant Lecturer of Histology & Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
    • Member of Arab American Frontiers in Science, Engineering & Medicine, the National Academies, USA, 2017
    • Member of Member of COSIMENA Health Cluster, DAAD Cairo office, 2017
    • Member of Leaders in Innovation Fellowship, the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK, 2016
    • Member of Member of the Horizon Project Advisory Board, the New Media Consortium (NMC), USA (2012-2014)
    • Member of Member of Open ECB Check e learning quality label steering committee since 2012

    Biographical Statement

    Zeinab El Maadawi is a professor (on leave) at the faculty of medicine, Cairo University where she works as medical educator, biomedical researcher & e-learning manager. She developed evident experience in international education management in higher education & international development cooperation through multilateral development projects that addressed health education, science communication, e-learning capacity development, and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) orientation.

    She is passionate about using the added value of emerging technologies to promote access to quality education & learning for all. Her expertise in technology enhanced learning includes e-learning management, instructional design, content development, tutoring of virtual communities & quality management of online environments. She is also interested in new & emerging technologies that are used to link health care delivery, medical education & biomedical research.

    She has been featured as a “Techwomen Emerging Leader” by the USA Department of State, an “Arab American Frontiers Fellow” by the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, and a “Leader in Innovation Fellow” by the UK Royal Academy of Engineering.

    Currently, she is in charge of conceptualization, organization & management of e-learning strategy at UNU-EHS in addition to research & teaching in the field of educational technologies & management of e-learning-related projects.