Mayyada Abu Jaber

Mayyada Abu Jaber

Mayyada Abu Jaber is the founder of JoWomenomics, a non-profit organization to foster mindset change towards greater women’s economic participation, and also the founder of World of Letters, a social enterprise that provides equity and justice to youth and women in the Middle East and North Africa region. Mayyada is an Echidna Global Scholar for Leaders in Girls’ Education at Brookings Institution and conducted research to evaluate gender bias in the national Jordanian curriculum. Mayyada served as an educational consultant at the office of Her Majesty Queen Rania Abdullah II. In 2017, Mayyada was recognized by the World Bank as an inspirational leader in the Middle East and North Africa. She is also recognized as one of the women leaders in the Arab World by The Gibran Chair for Value and Peace. Mayyada  serves as an International Jury member for the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education and is working on her PhD On Integral Development towards a Feminist Economy.