Wafa Skalli is a mechanical engineer with a strong research track record in biomechanics. Based in Paris, she is a corresponding member of the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology, Morocco.
In parallel with her academic activities, Skalli is the founding president of the ‘Relais Instruction education Maroc’ (RIM), an organisation that contributes to access to knowledge and education in Morocco in a spirit of openness and tolerance. RIM is involved in pre-school development and also access of rural girls to secondary school and undergraduate science studies, and has particularly worked in the remote Imlil valley in the high Atlas Mountains, where more than 2,700 children have benefited from pre-school education.
Wafa Skalli is the chair of the IAP Science Education Programme Global Council.