Fatima Zohra Charik

PhD Student in Chemical and Environmental Engineering , Hassan II University of Casablanca


Always do what you love and be proud of your realizations.

What do you do?

I am pursuing my doctoral studies in Membrane Technology.I am working on the valorization of geomaterials such as clays and phosphate to prepare low-cost ceramic prototype membranes. These membranes are used in diverse applications like wastewater treatment and seawater desalination.

Why did you choose this field?

The access to drinking water is a major public health problem facing many countries with water stress. I choosed to pursue my doctoral studies in water treatment field in order to contribute to provide solutions for the water crisis as a scientific researcher

What do you look at and think, "I wish younger me would have known this was possible"?

The achievement is providing scientific contributions that will be benefic for the world

Why do you love working in STEM?

I am looking forward to share experiences between women in STEM and establish fruitful collaborations

Best advice for next generation?

The best advice i can give to the next generation is always do what you love and be proud of your realizations . Besides , it is a big honor to be part of this network

Inspo quote / fun fact / role model

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams

NOMINATE a woman in STEM

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