Ms. Hanane is from Morocco. She received her Master degree from the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po Paris) in both Political Sciences and in Comparative Middle Eastern Studies. She worked as a Communication Officer for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and as a Research Associate for INSEAD Business School in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. She received a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue her PhD in Florida State University. Her research interests include public management, human resources and organizational theory.