Zoubida Charrouf, Professor in the Science Faculty of Mohamed V. University, in Rabat, Morocco is quietly trying to explain some of the hurdles she faces.
« People accuse me of three things. They accuse me for having helped women get out of their homes. They accuse me for having improved the extraction of argan oil. And they accuse me of being interested in a tree that belongs to ordinary people, not to academics. »
« I didn’t know that I bothered people … well, I knew that I did, but I didn’t know quite how much. »