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Muna Sukhtian

Managing Director, Microfund for Women

Muna Sukhtian started her career as a management consultant in the United States, and returned to Jordan to work in her family’s pharmaceutical business. With a passion for social service, she then served as Chief of Staff to Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah.

 

She is currently the Managing Director of Microfund for Women (MFW), a not- for-profit company that primarily serves low-income women who are unable to access the services of conventional financial institutions. Today, MFW has around 750 employees who serve around 140,000 beneficiaries, 96% of them women, through 61 branches across Jordan. The organization has received many regional and international awards.

Muna Sukhtian is a board member at GMS Holdings and Sanadcom for Business Finance. She also serves on the Board of Trustees and as a board member for different developmental institutions in the fields of education and youth support in and outside of Jordan: Crown Prince Foundation, Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education, Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, Women’s World Banking (USA) and Al Taawon (Welfare Association- Palestine).

 

Muna Served previously on the board of: Greater Amman Municipality, CGAP Affiliated with the Word Bank, Queen Rania Teacher Academy, and The Royal Film Commission.

 

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and MBA from INSEAD. She lives in Amman with her husband and three children.