It is a great recognition for Nouzha El Yacoubi, teacher and researcher at the Faculty of Sciences of Mohammed V University in Rabat (UMV). She has just been appointed president of the African Mathematical Union (AMU).
For years, Nouzha El Yacoubi has been constantly educating young people about the importance of mathematics. She, therefore, believed and participated from the beginning in the Pan-African Mathematical Olympiads (OPAM) which celebrated at the beginning of July its 25th edition in Rabat.
Ten African countries participated, each represented by a group of six young people (under 20 years of age), this year was marked by a parity dose (three girls and three boys).
This is not the first time that the UMV has been represented at the AMU. The same position was occupied from 1995 to 2000 by the Moroccan researcher Ahmed Kerkour of the same faculty.