May Naamani Makhzoumi

President, Makhzoumi Foundation

Mrs. May Makhzoumi got involved in all aspects of global business and philanthropy from their inception, thanks to her husband, Dr. Fouad Makhzoum.

Today, she is the president of the Makhzoumi Foundation as well as a board director of several Future Group companies. She sits on the Advisory Board of FPI, the advisory board of LAU (Lebanese American University), the Advisory Board of the AMIDEAST and the Advisory Board of Institute of Family and Entrepreneurial Business. She was recently elected to the Board of the WAAAUB (World Alumni Association of AUB) and is participating in a committee for the 150 years celebration of the university. She also sits on the IC committee – Partnership for Excellence - amongst others. She is a member of the Jury of the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), a member of the National Commission of Lebanese Women and a member of Al-Makassed Philanthropic Islamic Association of Beirut. She has joined the Medicine International Council (MIC) at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and the Global Hope Coalition-New York has selected her among the 2017 “Heroes of the Global Campaign against Extremism and Intolerance”.

She has been awarded for her contribution to the new council of UNGCNL as the keeper of SDG#5, the gender equality to defend equality and women empowerment.