Ghita Mezzour is deputy director of the ICT Technology Lab (TICLab) at the International University of Rabat. Prof. Mezzour is leading a research project that focuses on the gap between university education and the needs of the labor market in Morocco. With her team, she uses data science to analyze the needs of the job market and compare these needs to the skills taught by Moroccan universities.
Prof. Mezzour holds a Ph.D. in “Computation, Organizations and Society” from Carnegie Mellon University in the United States and a Master and B.A in “Communication Systems” from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne. She was named “Star Rising” by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of MIT in November 2015.