STC announces appointment and
encourages women drivers
audi Telecom Company (STC) has
announced the appointment of Eng
Nasser Alnasser as a Group CEO.
Alnasser has extensive experience in the
telecommunications sector, starting with the
launch of mobile services in 1996, where he
played a key role in the establishment of the
mobile network and its expansions.
Telecommunications Company and the
Turkish company Avia.
The company has also announced that Elaf
Al-Hazmi is STC’s first female employee to
gain a Saudi driving licence.
The company has organised a theoretical
and practical training-driving course
This includes instructions on driving safety
and practical training in car mechanics.
He then worked at CITC. During that period,
he played a key role in opening the market
and issuing mobile and data licences.
He also worked for Mobily in charge of the
network and information technology sector.
In 2015, he moved to STC as a senior VP for
technology and operations. In 2018 he was
appointed Chief Operating Officer of STC.
He is the Chairman of the Board of
Directors of STC Solutions and a member
of the board of directors of the Turkish
University takes part in data science event
hear about the latest data science related
research and applications in a broad set
of domains. Both men and women were
encouraged to participate in the conference,
which featured exclusively female speakers.
“We’re thrilled to be working with KAUST to
bring the Women in Data Science conference
to the Middle East,” said Judy Logan,
Co-Director of the Global Women in Data
Science conference at Stanford University.
university in Saudi Arabia has
participated in the Women in Data
Science (WiDS) event. The King Abdullah
University of Science and Technology
(KAUST) took part in WiDS which takes place
in 50 countries.
An annual conference aims to inspire and
educate data scientists worldwide, regardless
KAUST has been dedicated to finding
solutions for society’s biggest challenges
and preparing students for leadership in a
of gender, and support women in the data
field. This year’s WiDS conference was
held at Stanford University with more than
100 regional institutions all over the world
participating, including KAUST.
The university celebrated women’s
achievements with the one-day technical
conference providing an opportunity to
“We’re excited to bring WiDS to KAUST
this year, creating awareness about the
vast opportunities in the field, empowering
women in the Arab world and exposing
young students to exciting research and
applications,” added Xiangliang Zhang,
Associate Professor of Computer Science at
KAUST and WiDS ambassador.