The hardworking people behind this new
initiative have big dreams of contributing to
research eminence, education excellence, and
innovative entrepreneurship in Algeria.
Lakhdar Boukerrou

Who We Are

The Algerian American Association for Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (AAASTE) is a US non-profit membership-based organization. Founded in 2020 by a group of scientist and professionals, AAASTE strives to serve the needs of the scientific community both in the US and Algeria through several initiatives and programs. We aim to develop strong working relationships and strong partnerships with academic institutions and the business community in Algeria.

Our Vision

Our vision is to advance the role of science, technology, and entrepreneurship in Algeria through academic and professional initiatives designed to encourage participation in a knowledge-based economy that will raise the standard of living for the Algerian people.

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage scientists, students, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, professional societies, and businesses in order to promote a knowledge-based economy in Algeria, with a focus on quality higher education, high performance information systems, project-based research and development, socially-valuable innovation, entrepreneurship, and the effective operation of economic institutions based on good governance.

Our Structure

AAASTE structure includes three Working Groups and two Standing Committees as listed below.

  1. Science Working Group (SWG)
  2. Technology Working Group (TWG)
  3. Entrepreneurship & Business Working Group (EWG)
  4. Scholarships and Awards Committee (SAC)
  5. Students’ Initiatives Committee (SIC)
  6. The Board may from time to time appoint other Working Groups and Standing Committees as well as Ad-Hoc Working Groups and Committees.

For more information about each Working Group and Standing Committee, please click here.

Our Volunteers

Volunteers are a core part of our team, they support AAASTE in many managerial and scientific aspects, all while investing their skills, minds, and hearts in support of advancing the role of science, technology, and entrepreneurship in the US and Algeria.

If you are interested in volunteering please complete the form and we will get back to you.

Our Interns

AAASTE is looking for undergraduate and graduate students interns from Algeria and the United States. The interns will be involved in a variety of activities in support of the Association’s mission. Such activities might include working closely with the various committees (science, technology, entrepreneurship, membership, program, etc.) and Board members such as the Secretary, President, and others. Internships applications are accepted throughout the year with three internship starting dates.

Other internship opportunities outside of the Association might be available with our current members. If you are interested, please complete the application form and submit the required your CV and a cover letter expressing the reason(s) of your interest in an internship with our association.