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Photo: Khédija Ghariani, AICTOBiography, Mrs Khédija Hamouda Ghariani

Secretary-General of the Arab Information
and Communication Technologies Organization (AICTO)


Mrs Khédija Hamouda Ghariani, Sup Telecom Engineer, graduated from the “Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Paris” in 1984, has been Secretary-General of Arab Information and Communication Technologies Organization (AICTO) since January 2008.

Mrs Ghariani was Secretary of State to the Minister of Communication Technologies for computer Science, Internet and Free Open Source Software from November 2004 to December 2007. She actively participated in the preparatory of WSIS (Geneva 2003 – Tunisia 2005).

From 1999 to 2004, Mrs Ghariani held a number of responsibilities as the General Manager of the Telecom Research & Studies Center, Tunisia Telecom, CEO of the Tunisian Internet Agency and GM of the National Agency for Frequencies.

She has also been very active on the level of associations, as Member of Association Board for the Employment of Disabled Persons, Vice-President of the friendly society for Sup’Telecom engineers, Founding member and previous chairman of “Women & ICT” association.