GTF 2012 Award for Excellence in Positive Change
Deema Bibi, B.sc. in Digital Electronics and MBA in International Business. Ms. Bibi is the CEO of INJAZ, a leading Jordanian youth organization, and a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide. INJAZ is an independent non profit organization established in 2001 with a mission to inspire and prepare youth to become productive members of the society and succeed in a global economy. Under Ms. Bibi’s leadership, and through mobilizing the private and public sectors to embrace social responsibility and volunteerism, INJAZ today delivers its wide array of programs through a network of around 4000 qualified volunteers from the private sector, and with the support of more than 300 corporations, its partners from the public sector and the USAID, promoting Financial Literacy, Work Readiness, Business and Social Entrepreneurship among other essential skills. Prior to INJAZ (2000-2005), Ms. Bibi was the ICT Program Manager at the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)-Regional Office, responsible for the design, execution and management of ICT and Education related initiatives aimed at the empowerment of Arab women. Prior to joining the UN (1991-2000), Ms. Bibi worked at the private sector where she developed and managed several ICT projects (focusing on Voice Processing, Phone Banking and eCommerce technologies) in Jordan and the Middle East. Ms. Bibi sits on the Board of The Development and Employment Fund, Eisenhower Fellows Association-Jordan, Tamweelcom, and is the Vice-Chair of the Arab Foundations Forum. She served as a City Council board member – Greater Amman Municipality (for the term 2007-2011). Ms. Bibi was awarded the Eisenhower Fellowship, the ASPEN Institute Fellowship, and the Synergos Senior Fellowship, she is the receiver of the Mosaic Global Social Leadership Award-2007 and the NYIT Leadership Distinction Award-2009.