Soumia Benkhaldoun (1963) is a Moroccan engineer, politician, and activist in the field of gender equality.
|Born||1963 (age 60)|
|Occupation||Politician, engineer, university teacher|
|Political party||Justice and Development Party|
Benkhaldoun graduated from the École Mohammadia d'ingénieurs. She started working as State engineer in 1986, was a professor at the Ecole Superieure de Technologie Fès between 1987 and 1994, and then at Ibn Tofail University between 1994 and 2006. She also worked as an expert in the field of women and development with ISESCO, the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. In addition she has been part of various organizations and committees in the field of gender equality.
On 10 October 2013, she was appointed Minister Delegate to the Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive Training in the Benkirane II Government. She resigned from this position in May 2015, and was replaced by Jamila el Moussali.
- ^ Arbaoui, Larbi (11 October 2013). "Profile of Soumia Benkhaldoun, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research". Morocco World News. Retrieved 5 October 2019.
- ^ "Qui est Jamila Moussali, remplaçante de Soumia Benkhaldoun au gouvernement ?". Telquel.ma (in French). Retrieved 5 October 2019.
- ^ News, Morocco World (20 May 2015). "Profiles of New Ministers Appointed by King Mohammed VI". Morocco World News. Retrieved 5 October 2019.
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