Rola Ghneim Khreis (Lebanon) is the Head of the Customer Services Section in the Division of Information Technology for the Department of Management Anticipating future opportunities in the field of computer science, Rola obtained degrees in Computers, Mathematics and a MBA. After moving to Vienna in 1991 with her family, Rolaworked at OSCE to implement a region-wide ERP solution. Then she joined the IAEA as an information systems officer in the Division of General Services, moved to Division of Information Technology as a manager of the Service Desk for several years, and then became the Head of Services Design Unit.
In her current role, she is managing a section responsible for delivering high quality IT services to the organization. Her successes are a great milestone in her career as a woman working in a technical field.
One of the most enjoyable aspects of Rola’s job is being able to work closely with people to address their technical requirements. By carefully listening to people and actively seeking solutions, she is able to create a better and efficient product. Working with people from different cultures and backgrounds makes her job even more interesting. She is pleased to contribute to the scientific programs of the IAEA through technology, despite not being a scientist herself.
The most challenging issue Rola faces as an ambitious career woman is striking a healthy balance between work and her personal life. She believes that a supportive family is essential in achieving success, and she is very proud of the support her husband has given her, as well as her two grown children who are now embarking on their professional careers.