Carine Abi Akar

Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company

United Arab Emirates

Carine Abi Akar is an Engagement Manager in McKinsey & Company’s Dubai office. She joined McKinsey in 2014. She has built her expertise in strategy, entrepreneurship, SME development, technology and education.  Before joining McKinsey, Carine was the Founding Co- Manager of Edraak, the first non-profit MOOC platform in the Arab region. She has also designed charters for a technology-focused publicly-funded private high school in Mississippi’s delta region. She is lso dedicated to finding solutions to refugee education challenges, and does this on top of her regular McKinsey client engagements. Carine is a board member of the Harvard Arab Alumni Association and is their Director of Technology. Carine holds a Master of Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education in Technology, Innovation, & Education and a Bachelor of Science from MIT in Computer Science and Engineering. Carine is a native English and Arabic speaker, with conversational ability in French 

08 October, 03:00 pm - 03:40 pm
EXPERT MASTERCLASS
Improving Student Educational Outcomes with Data Analytics: New Insights for Teachers
The Global Education practice of McKinsey has applied advanced analytics and machine learning to the global dataset from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). In this session, teachers will discover key findings on the influence of student mindsets and teaching practices on PISA scores. Based on a set of case examples, teachers attending this Masterclass will receive tips on how to apply new insights in their daily practice.
Keywords: Teaching Strategies
Speakers

Jan Peter aus dem Moore

United Arab Emirates

Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

Carine Abi Akar

United Arab Emirates

Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company