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Eliette Abecassis


Former student of the Ecole Normale Superieure, Eliette Abecassis got the aggregation of philosophy and taught philosophy at the Faculty of Caen. His father, Armand Abecassis, teaches philosophy and is a renowned thinker of Judaism. For her first novel Qumran, it was not merely her prior knowledge of the Hebrew world. She pushed her research to Israel, in Jerusalem and also went to the United States to obtain as much information as possible. The research will have lasted three years. They will pay : Qumran was released in 1996 and immediately gets a huge success, it is then translated into eighteen languages. The major publishing houses refused the manuscript until Ramsay accepts with enthusiasm.

The following year she began teaching philosophy at Caen and publishes Gold and ash, the mysterious story of the murder of a Berlin theologian, always at Ramsay editions. In 1998, Eliette Abecassis wrote an essay on evil and the philosophical origin of homicide : Small Metaphysics murder (PUF). In September 2000, she published her new novel by Albin Michel, The Repudiated. She received the Award of believers writers 2001. This novel inspired the screenplay she wrote for the film Kadosh Israeli director Amos Gitai. In 2001, the temple treasury Qumran tells Following in the footsteps of the Templars : Ary Cohen and Jane Rogers come together to investigate the secret of the Temple of Jerusalem. The trilogy of Qumran with talent borrows the form of the novel of adventure and suspense but hidden in the intrigues of genuine scholarship and genuine metaphysical ambition.

The same year, she directed the short film “The wedding night ” whose screenplay is co-written with Gérard Brach. In 2002 appears the novel My father, who tells the questioning of an idyllic father-daughter relationship while Qumran is adapted by comic -Detached and Makyo. In 2003, his novel Clandestine tells the story of an impossible love. It is part of the selection of twelve books of the Prix Goncourt.

In 2004 appears the last part of Qumran The last tribe. In 2005, with his novel A happy event, Eliette Abecassis approaches the subject of motherhood. It also directed the documentary fiction Tel Aviv life, Tiffany Tavernier. In 2009 she published the novel Sephardic, whose heroin existential quest will immerse her in the world of Sephardic Jews from Morocco. In 2011, she published “And here you permitted to any man”, in which she tells the difficulties to obtain a religious divorce. In 2013, she published “The Archimedes Palimpsest “. His next book will come out in May 2015 and will be called « Aliyah ».

Dayae Oudghiri

Member of the Board


Dayae Oudghiri is a Member of Masen’s Managing Board, in charge of the essential Strategic Steering and Business Development. She also heads the Cooperation, Business Intelligence and Communication divisions. Dayae has been managing the implementation of the company’s projects since its creation in 2010, when she first started as an Advisor to the President of the Managing Board.
Prior to her position at Masen and over the past 14 years, Dayae acquired a concrete experience within renowned companies in France and in Morocco. She started her professional career as a Financial Analyst at Société Générale in Paris. Then back to her native country, Dayae joined one of Morocco’s major financial institution, the Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion (CDG) where she broadened her financial activities to more strategic investment projects.
Dayae made a remarkable intellectual achievement. In 2000, she majored in Finance & Banking from both Reims Business School and the Northwestern University of Chicago. While she launched Masen’s projects, she decided to pursue her education by undertaking the Executive MBA Trium program, which provides a truly global curriculum through a unique alliance of three renowned universities: NYU Stern School of Business, London School of Economis (LSE) and HEC Paris.

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