Rabat - Dr. Kaoutar El Maghraoui, a research scientist at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in New York, devotes herself to improving the status of women in technology in the USA and the Middle East.  Dr. El Maghraoui is currently serving as co-chair for both the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing and the Arab Women in Computing (ArabWIC), an Anita Borg Institute Systers’ (sic) community.

Youssef Igrouane is a Morocco World News correspondent in Rabat.