She is a Board Member of of the Central Bank of Egypt and of many research centers, including the Center for Economic and Financial Research and Studies (CEFRS), Cairo Demographic Center (CDC), and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology.
El Saeed has a pioneering role in the public sphere as she is a Board Member of Qalaa Holdings Scholarship Foundation. She also served as a Member in some civil society organizations, like “Our Children Our Future” Foundation, the advisory committee of the “Masr Ta3maal” program, Nahdet el Mahrousa, and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP).
Moreover, El Saeed has led the project of the first national census for SMEs access to finance, in the period between 2009 and 2011. In addition, she has authored several research papers and articles covering financial sector, international finance, financial markets, privatization, and economic reform.
El Saeed has organized and participated in more than 80 conferences, symposiums, and workshops in the same fields. She holds Ph.D. with highest honors in Economics from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University.