Reine Abbas

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Personal information

Title: 
Co-founder, Partner, Head of the Art Department, and University Lecturer

Contact information (private)

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Wixel Studios, Spica Twins, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts (ALBA), and the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK).
Mobile phone: 
961 3 456038 or 961 3 779389
Work email address: 
rabbas@wixelstudios.com

Social Media

Twitter: 
@reineabbas
Skype: 
reine_abbas

Education

Master's degree, Visual Arts, 2000, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts (ALBA), Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Game Production
Education
Technology
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French

Work history

Co-founder, Partner and Educator, 2008-present, Wixel Studios.

Lecturer, 2011-present, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK).

Lecturer, 2003-present, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts (ALBA)

Head of Production Department, 2003-2008, Digipen Institute of Technology.

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the LSAC, 2010.

Awards and Distinctions

Selected as one of the world's 100 most powerful Arab women, compiled by Arabian Business, a Dubai-based English-language weekly magazine, 2015. http://www.arabianbusiness.com/the-100-most-powerful-arab-women-2015-583...

Selected as one of he World's 100 most powerful Arab Women compiled by Arabian Business, a Dubai-based English-language weekly magazine, 2014. http://www.arabianbusiness.com/the-world-s-100-most-powerful-arab-women-...

Winner of the "Artistic Expression" Award (WOW) at the 6th New Arab Woman Forum, 2013. http://www.nawforum.com/wow/2013/winners

Selected as one of the most five powerful women in gaming by inc.com, 2013.

Selected as one of the top 20 Lebanese entrepreneurs by the Executive Magazine, 2012.

Winner of the "Innovation in ICT" Award, organized by the Women in Information Technology for creating programs based on developing interactive games, 2010. http://www.wit.org.lb/template3details.asp?id=67&navID=0