MP Marianne Amir Azer has been chosen member of the International Technology Advisory Council of ISACA [Information Systems Audit and Control Association, but ISACA goes by its acronym only], a global association that boasts 140,000 members from 180 countries, and which is primarily concerned with improving the governance of information systems.
ISACA’s Technology Advisory Council works to identify developing technologies and their application in the industry, also to support activities needed to study the impact of growing technology on ISACA and the professions it serves.
Since it was established in 1969 in the US, the non-profit ISACA has become a global association that claims to equip professionals with the knowledge, credentials, education and community to advance their careers and transform their organisations. ISACA leverages the expertise of its 460,000 engaged professionals, including its 140,000 members, in information and cyber security, governance, assurance, risk and innovation, as well as its enterprise performance subsidiary, CMMI® Institute, to help advance innovation through technology. The association has a presence in more than 188 countries, including more than 220 chapters worldwide.
Marianne Amir Azer is a a PhD in Electronics and Communications Engineering, and holds certificates from the US in Human Development. She is President of the Egypt Chapter of ISACA.
Dr Azer is a member of the Egyptian House of Representatives; member of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP), in which she is chairperson of Women and Youth Committee; and member of the Parliamentary Assembly Union for the Mediterranean (PA-UFM).
She is assistant professor at the Nile University (NU); and assistant professor and the director of information centre at the National Telecommunication Institute.
Before joining parliament, Dr Azer was aide to the minister of communication and Information technology for strategic initiatives.
Dr Azer has been the recipient of awards and recognitions locally and internationally. She was honoured by Egypt’s Ministry of Culture in 2018 among the top 10 public figures in the country; ranked among the top 50 influential women in Egypt in 2017, and among the top 10 public speakers in Egypt in the year 2010.
She was invited ask speaker, panelist, and keynote speaker in a number of international conferences and events. She is also a reviewer and technical committee member international and national conferences.
Apart from her career/related achievements, Dr Azer is a warm hearted Coptic young woman active within her Church community; and has won swimming and basketball championships. She also won a singing contest.
23 February 2020