Ola El Zein

American University of Beirut

Ola El-Zein is the Director of the Medical Library and lecturer at the American University of Beirut (AUB). She serves as a board member of the Arab World Association of Young Scientists (WAYS), an initiative that fosters science diplomacy and impacts scientific cooperation between countries. She is the first woman to hold a PhD degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from AUB. She was chosen as the youngest woman scientist to participate in a plenary session about youth and science diplomacy in WSF2017. She was also nominated as a member of the organizing committee for the WSF-2019. She has extensive teaching experience since 2007 and has been in charge of several research initiatives and projects. She had published several research papers in prominent peer-reviewed international journals. Email