Mrs. Sameera Al Atawi
Mrs. Sameera Al Atawi oversees IT infrastructure planning and support for AUBH, including sourcing and implementing the latest in learning technologies from around the world. Under her direction, the University expanded its strategic and pioneering relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS), with the campus becoming the first Alexa-enabled University in the region.
A multi-faceted IT professional, Mrs. Al Atawi began her 16-year career teaching undergraduate courses at a local university in Bahrain. In addition, she has been consistently involved in IT transformation strategy on a national level, assisting the General Directorate of Traffic in their transition to a web-based application, and in the data cleansing of the Kingdom’s General Census Project.
Mrs. Al Atawi joins AUBH from a six-year tenure as Director of ICTS at Bahrain Polytechnic, where she was Senior IT Strategist. In this role, she enhanced the performance of the learning infrastructure through Cloud model development, and the design of an isolated IT security lab teaching Ethical hacking and simulated network security.
Mrs. Al Atawi has been recognized throughout her career with various awards for her contribution to Bahrain’s IT development, and continually attends self-development and innovation courses. She holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Bahrain, and an Master of Business Administration from the University of Hull (U.K.).