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Diana El-Azar, 
Senior Director, Strategic Communications

Diana has over 20 years’ experience in the private and not-for profit sectors, namely in strategic communications, business development and stakeholder management.  She spent over 12 years at the World Economic Forum (WEF) where her most recent role was heading Marketing and Outreach, engaging over 1000 companies in corporate citizenship issues such as gender, sustainability or education.  Previously she built and managed partnerships with C-suite executives from Fortune 500 companies in the media and technology sectors.  Prior to the WEF, she held various business positions with Reuters in Beirut, London, Paris and New York; as well as with the United Nations Development Program.

Diana holds a BA in economics from the American University of Beirut (cum laude), an M. Phil in Economics of Developing Countries from Cambridge University, as well as several diplomas and certificates in global leadership and digital marketing. She speaks English, Arabic and French fluently and dabbles in German and Italian.