Lalla Amina Bachiri CEO
Lalla Amina is a native of Errachidia, Morocco and has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and Management from the Academy of Paris Creteil and an advanced degree in Accounting and Finance from the Academy of Paris. Since 1995, Lalla Amina has worked in finance for several construction and development companies in Rabat and Meknes. She has a deep interest in improving the educational opportunities for Moroccans and foreigners in Morocco. Lalla Amina currently resides in Rabat, Morocco
Asiya Chaaban MSA, Moroccan Arabic & Tamazight Teacher
Asiya Chaaban is originally from Ait Aziza village near Khenifra. She moved to Saudi Arabia when she was a kid. After getting her Baccalaureat, she came back to Morocco where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Arabic Language from Abdelmalek Essaadi University in Tetouan. The topic of her research was “The Similarities Between Subjects in the Maqsura poem of Hazim el-Qartayanni”.
Asiya has a Master’s degree, specializing in “Literature and Society”, from Moulay Ismail University in Meknes. Her graduation thesis was about “The Activism in the Poetry of Thouria Saqqat”.
Asiya, who is a researcher in Arabic literature and all areas of Moroccan popular culture, holds a PhD in Arabic Literature from Hassan II University in Casablanca. Her thesis topic was “Collective systems in Amazigh poetry in the Middle Atlas” – the ‘Ait Aziza’ group as an example.
Abderrahim Elmers MSA, Moroccan Arabic & Tamazight Teacher
Abderrahim Elmers is a PhD student in comparative literature and an association activist. He earned his BA in Arabic Studies from Sidi Mohammed ben Abdellah University Fez. He got his Master’s degree in general literature and comparative criticism from Mohammed V University Rabat. He is a poet and he has a certificate of academic excellence and a certificate of appreciation in poetic creativity.
Also, he has organized volunteerism workshops with associations that focus on rural areas. Abderrahim is a member of the Tairi N Marmosha Association for Culture and Local Development, which is concerned with youth development, education and health in the rural world of the Middle Atlas in particular.
Khalid Chaioui Moroccan Arabic Teacher
Khaled Chaioui, a passionate English/ Moroccan Arabic teacher, is originally from Ain Chegag, a small town south Fez. After getting his Baccalaureat certificate, he studied English studies at University Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Fez where he got his BA in English/Linguistics stream. He worked for American Peace Corps as a Moroccan Arabic teacher for 3 years and a training assistant as well. Further, Khalid completed 100 hours of teaching English for handicraft students as part of a teaching internship at the American Language Center in Fez.
Elizabeth Jay Study Abroad Coordinator
Elizabeth comes to us after serving in the Youth Development sector of the US Peace Corps for the past four years in a small community located in the mountains just outside of Marrakech. Before she came to Morocco, she was an adjunct professor at the University of Indianapolis, teaching Intro to Sociology and social Problems courses. She holds a BA in Sociology and Anthropology from DePauw University (with a minor in French) and an MA in Applied Sociology from the University of Indianapolis. Much of her academic background focused on women and cross-cultural examinations of society. This greatly influenced her decision to join Peace Corps and work with disadvantaged populations across the country, namely girls and women.
Badr Allouche consultant & Study Abroad Coordinator
Badr Allouche is the former Acting director and the Community Relations Manager at the Safir Company, and our current study abroad counselor. He is a native of Sale, but grew up all over Morocco. He holds a degree in business and a BA in English Studies from the University Ibn Tofail in Kenitra, Morocco. Badr has four years of extensive experience as a Language and Culture Facilitator with the United States Peace Corps, teaching immersive Moroccan Arabic, and years of teaching life skills programs, employability skills, and other Community activities that benefited the youths in Morocco
Mustapaha LekhzamiHomestay Manager
After several stays in europe he returned to Morocco his country where he brought his expertise to the american language center as administrative manager and homestay coordinator. He also speaks several languages, Arabic, english, french, spanich, german and dutch. Now he manages all the student accommodation component of the Safir Company he will find you the best location during your stay
Contact The Safir Company
9.00AM – 12.00AM / 2.00PM – 6.00PM
Immeuble 5 N°18 Rue Tanger Hassan Rabat 10000 Morocco