OUR STORY AND MISSION
From our modest meeting in graduate school to the one-bedroom apartment where Providentia Enterprises went from concept to reality, education for all, equally, has been the sole driving force to create what you see today.
We come from backgrounds steeped in diversity, we come from different countries, we come together to bring electronic education and digital efficacy solutions to all spectrums in order to have an equal advantage in their unique circumstances.
MISSION • VISION • VALUES
Providentia Enterprises provides inclusive and culturally sustaining project-based educational programming for K-12 students and quality evaluation services to teachers, educational institutions, and industrial businesses.
Providentia Enterprises promotes a diverse and inclusive environment that aims to prepare learners with the tools and skills needed to effectively achieve their goals in an ever-changing world.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access
Integrity and Accountability
Communication and Transparency
Empowerment and Personal growth
Alia A. Ammar
is passionate about education, equity, and teaching. Most recently, she completed her Ph.D. from Drexel University's School of Education (2021). She earned her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in English Literature (2007), and an M.A. in International and Comparative Education with a concentration in international education development and policy (2014) from the American University in Cairo.
To deepen her knowledge of both English language learning and equity in educational policy, she pursued a Ph.D. at Drexel University after being recruited into the program. Since joining Drexel in 2016, she has served as a teaching assistant in special education, taught as an adjunct professor, run summer camp programs, as well as developed and taught summer camp literacy curricula. She completed her Wilson Reading System certification, which qualified her as a practitioner in their multisensory reading and writing intervention program during her second year.
Her research interests include equitable special education policy, literacy & reading comprehension, program evaluations, and accessibility and inclusion. She is being trained in program evaluations by her former supervisor and mentor. The focus of her dissertation was on special education in Egypt.
earned her Ph.D. in the Educational Leadership Development and Learning Technologies doctoral program with a concentration in STEM education at Drexel University. Magdalene received a B.S. from the University of California, Riverside with a major in Biology and a minor in Women's Studies. She also has earned a M.S. in microbiology and immunology from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.
Her interest in STEM education developed during her undergraduate years where she served as the president of the California Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation. During her tenure, she was responsible for encouraging undergraduates, particularly marginalized students, to participate in scientific laboratory research. Prior to attending Drexel University, Magdalene was employed as the Assistant Director of Teaching Laboratories in Drexel’s Biology department and as an adjunct professor at Rowan University.
Magdalene’s current projects include the Easley Space Camp, Super STEAM! Camp, and the Mobilizing the Scientific Method program. She has designed a variety of informal and formal STEAM curricula for middle school through post-secondary students. She has research experience with qualitative, quantitative, mixed, and design-based research methods, including but not limited to ethnographic, survey, and program evaluation.
Her research interests include designing esports-based learning ecosystems, live-action role-playing for identity development, and authentic STEM learning experiences.