Who Is She

Personal information

Professor of Economics
Nagla Rizk

Contact information / Private

Languages

Arabic
English
French

Contact information / Work

The American University in Cairo
Economics, Access to Knowledge for Development Center, School of Business
Cairo
Egypt

Education

PhD, Economics, McMaster University, Canada
MA, Economics, The American University in Cairo
BA, Economics, The American University in Cairo

Competences

Business Models in the Digital Economy
Economics of Knowledge
Information Technology and Development
Intellectual Property and Human Development

Work history

Jobs: 
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, The American University in Cairo
Associate Professor of Economics and former Department Chair, The American University in Cairo
Founding director, Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D), The American University in Cairo
Affiliated Fellow, Information Society Project, Yale Law School
Honorary office and memberships: 
Founding Member, Access to Knowledge Global Academy, in collaboration with Yale Law School and partners from Brazil, China, India, South Africa and the United States.
Member of the Advisory Board, IQsensato international research and policy think tank
Member of the Board, the Genero Initiative for copyright
Member of the Board, Khazindar Case Center, the American University in Cairo
Productions and works: 
Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development, Rizk and Shaver, eds, Bloomsbury Academic, 2010.
"Towards Productive Intercommunication for Knowledge". Arab Knowledge Report (Co-authors: Kamal Abdul Latif, Omar Bizri, Mouin Hamza and Ramzi Salama), Al Maktoum Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme, 2009.
"Access to Knowledge in Egypt: Economic, Global and Local Perspectives". Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development, Rizk and Shaver, eds, Bloomsbury Academic, 2010.
"Notes from Egypt's Alternative Music Scene: Business Models, Commons and Copyright". Journal of World Intellectual Property, January 2010.

Awards