The World Fellows
Aboubakr Jamaï | Morocco | 2004
Founder and Editor, Le Journal Hebdomadaire
Aboubakr Jamaï is the founder and editor of the leading Moroccan weekly business magazine Le Journal Hebdomadaire. He began his career in finance, co-founding in 1993 Morocco's first independent investment bank, Upline Securities. After two years advising international emerging market funds with holdings in North Africa, Upline Securities became the first Moroccan-based bank ever selected to manage a privatization project in Morocco. In 1996, Jamaï joined the Executive Secretariat of the Middle East and North Africa Economic Summit as a financial and economic adviser. He co-founded Le Journal Hebdomadaire and its sister publication Assahifa in 1997 and 1998, respectively. Most recently, Jamaï taught courses on political Islam and politics in the Middle East at the University of San Diego.
The Moroccan reinvention of mild authoritarianism, Lebanon Wire, May 4 2012
TEDx Talk: Folie 2.0, Folie de croire en nous-même, TEDxCarthage, April 2011
Moroccan Journalist Wins Gebran Tueni Prize, World Association of Newspapers, December 12, 2010