Aspire to Achieve

    •, A researcher, باحث
      A researcher
    •, An undergraduate, البكالوريوس
      An undergraduate
    •, A graduate, الدراسات العليا
      A graduate

Community Services

  • Research Interests:

  • ​​​​​Offered a weeklong (January 14-18, 2018) interactive and experientially designed course on Emotional Intelligence to high-school students from various international and national high schools of the city of Jeddah, under the ‘STEAM Innovation Lab: Engaging Future Innovators’ program initiated and organized by Effat University.  
  • Co-presented a workshop on ‘Emotional Intelligence Measurement via Situational Judgment Tests’ presented at QC, City University of New York (CUNY) USA, to a varied audience comprising of clinical psychologists, business executives, school teachers/counselors, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students in October, 2015. 
  • Served on the English Screening & Academic Advising Committees of the 5th, 6th, 8th, & 9th Editions of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Women’s Contribution to Development Award in the years 2009, 2010, 2012 & 2013; and also presented the finalists before the international selection panel at IDB Headquarters, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in the years 2009, 2010, 2012.  
  • Chaired the English Screening & Academic Advising Committee of the 6th Edition of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Women’s Contribution to Development Award for 2010; submitted a comprehensive written report to the Project Manager and presented the finalists before the international selection panel at IDB Headquarters, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 2010. 
  • Supervised (Pro-Bono) a research project “Feasibility of Part time jobs in Saudi Arabia: An exploratory study assessing the perception and attitude of prospective employers and employees” involving students from Psychology and Marketing Management Departments of Effat University for Saudi-Kadir, a Saudi startup company in 2013.   
  • Served on the Effat Faculty Promotion Internal Evaluation Ad-hoc Committees for the academic year 2016-2017; scrutinized and evaluated the applicants’ dossiers and attended the KFUPM & Effat University evaluators’ joint promotion decision-making meetings; and assisted in writing and reviewing the final reports on the promotion cycle/process submitted to the KFUPM. 
  • Internal evaluator of the research grants applications/ research proposals for the Research & Consultancy Institute (RCI) at Effat University. I have evaluated a number of grant applications and reviewed research proposals over the past several years.  
  • As a member of Scientific Council, I have been involved in reviewing several Masters’ Theses of students from the Graduate Programs at Effat University through all these years.
  • Reviewed the student research proposals submitted for the Annual Undergraduate Research Events at Effat University since 2010. 
  • Reviewed a number of research papers submitted by students/graduates for the publication in the forthcoming Effat Undergraduate Research Journal. 
  • Chair, Registration Committee of the 1st English & Translation International Conference “The Cultural Impact of Language and Translation (CILT)” held at Effat University on November 14, 2012.  
  • Chair, Registration Committee of the 2nd English & Translation International Conference “Language: The Beacon of Culture and Thought” held at Effat University on November 14, 2014. 
  • Chair, Registration Committee of the 3rd English & Translation International Conference "Intercultural Exchange: Language, Literature, and Translation" held at Effat University on February 23, 2017. 
  • Supervisor, Capstone undergraduate Research, Department of Psychology for the last 14 years (2003-2017). 
  • Organized guest lecturers by various experts and field trips for the students enrolled in my different courses. 
  • Offered meditation and deep breathing sessions to the faculty & staff of Effat University. 
  • Volunteered to supervise university students on several field trips organized by Deanship of Student Affairs (DSA) at Effat University. 
  • Representing Effat University, volunteered in Indian Youth Welfare Association’s Higher Education Fair aimed to Career Counsel High School graduates held at Indian Consulate, Jeddah in March 2013 & March 2014. 
  • Presented model classes/lectures to hundreds of visiting high school students during University Open Days in Fall 2016 and Fall 2017. I have been presenting model classes to visiting high-school students at Effat University continually for the past several years. 
  • Mentored a number of participating students within and outside of the psychology department during the Undergraduate Research Forum of 2017. 
  • Interviewed prospective student applicants for undergraduate scholarships at Effat University (volunteered to do interviews sometimes after hours and on weekends, too).
  • Interviewed applicants of ‘Effat Scholarships study abroad for Masters & PhD degrees’ in 2016. 
  • Presented a lecture “Emotional Intelligence: Does it Really Matter? Yes, it does! In School and at Workplace, too” to the students, faculty and staff of Effat University on November 29, 2017, organized by the Public Services Division of Effat Library & Cultural Museum. 
  • Member, Publication & Website Committee, L&T Conference “Internet of Things (IOT): Embedding Intelligence", to be held from February 25th -26th, 2018. 
  • Member, Organizing Committee, 1st International Positive Psychology Conference to be held on March 29, 2018 at Effat University.​

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