CEO, Ougarit Group & Editor-in-Chief Founder, Middle East Business News and Magazine

Dr Amal Daraghmeh Masri

Dr Amal Daraghmeh Masri – Has an honorary Doctorate from GODSU University-USA. Decorated by French Republic with Chevalier Legioned de Merite d’Ordre National.First Prize Winner of “Best Woman Entrepreneur in MENA”. Featured in the book of 100 Most Inspirational Women in the World by Pauline Lang Foundation.Listed as One of Ten Global Women Entrepreneur & Leaders” by the International Council of the Small Enterprises-USA. Won the title of “Arab woman Role Model-Amal is CEO of Ougarit Group, Editor in Chief,and Founder at Middle East Business Magazine. She is the Chairwoman of Palestine-France Business Council. Dr Masri holds many positions in local business organizations working for the advancement of women in Palestine and across the region:these include being the head of Local Economic Council of AlBireh Municipality, board member of Islamic Reporting Initiative IRI-UK, former President  of Business Women Forum & TED speaker.

Regionally and internationally. She is founder and former board member of Middle East Business Women’s Network,member of the Arab International Women’s Forum–London and sat on the board of the steering committee of the Fostering Women Entrepreneurs in the ME initiative.

She is shareholder of Mixberry Media–USA and a member of the Palestinian-American Chamber of Commerce. She is H President of Palestine Accueil(FIAFE Paris).

Mrs Masri organizes and heads economic events that tackle economic issues such as unemployment. She was voted as being one of the ‘Top Ten Influential Arab Women working in Public Relations in the Arab world’ and Model Arab Woman’,regularly appears on TV and radio, in Palestine and overseas:

In 2010, she organized the 1st PR Conference in Palestine. She speaks at  international conferences: New Arab Women’s Forum in Beirut and the Arab EU Summit in Athens, Union for the Mediterranean Spain etc.

Amal is married to Khaled Masri, her business partner. She has two daughters and one son. Amal was educated in France.