Suzanne is an American entrepreneur and non-profit leader with extensive experience in Morocco and North Africa. Suzanne is the co-founder of Nevo Technologies, a value-added distributor of security solutions (cyber security and public sector security/defense) which serves the North and West African market and represents a portfolio of more than 40 leading brands. She is also a founding partner of AmeriSource Consulting, a boutique consulting firm providing a broad range of business, trade, and development consulting services in the North African market. Prior to launching her own enterprises in the region, Suzanne was awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to research the implementation of the Morocco-US Free-Trade Agreement. In addition to her private sector work, Suzanne is passionate about education and economic empowerment, especially of women. She serves as the Executive Director of the African Studies Association, President of the Board of Trustees of the Rabat American School, and a Board Member of the High Atlas Foundation. Suzanne is also the former Director of AIESEC in the United States, where she worked with top executives in multi-national companies such as MasterCard, Google, Kraft Foods International, Cisco, and Delphi to design international mobility and leadership recruitment programs. Suzanne has also contributed as a trade and development consultant on key projects in the MENA region. She has served as a consultant on several projects dealing with women’s empowerment, including a regional initiative to build Breast Cancer awareness among Arab women in collaboration with Vital Voices and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Suzanne graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Honors College of the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University, with degrees in International Business and Accounting. She was honored as the Most Outstanding Female Graduate of the Ohio State Fisher College of Business. She also completed advanced Arabic language studies at the Arabic Language Institute of Fes (ALIF.) She holds several professional certifications, including a professional certificate in Cybersecurity from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Suzanne speaks fluent French, Moroccan, and classical Arabic and is a published author on business and development in the Maghreb. She currently lives between Rabat, Morocco and Princeton NJ with her husband and three children.