Batool Almarzouq is a bioinformatician and computational biologist affiliated with the University of Liverpool. She is a core contributor to the Turing Way, an open-source community-driven guide to reproducible, ethical, inclusive and collaborative data science. Batool is also a member of R-Ladies Global committee, a worldwide organization to promote gender diversity in the R community. As an advocate for Open Science and its role in improving scientific and economic outputs in the Middle east, she established an Open Science Community in Saudi Arabia (OSCSA). OSCSA aims to create significant value towards Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030, that focus on enhancing knowledge and improving equal access to education in the Kingdom.