Governance

Governance

Myriam N. Shwayri

Chief Communications Officer, Al-Kafaàt Foundation

Trustee since 1995 and daughter of Nadeem and Lily Shwayri, Myriam holds a Master of Science in Communications Management from Newhouse School of Public Communications (Syracuse University) where she became a Phi Kappa Phi Society member (2008), and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from the American University of Beirut (1996). Shwayri was the director of the Al-Kafaàt Technical and Vocational Training Institute (1998 – 2005). She then worked on the development of the Village Rehabilitation Campus between Al-Kafaàt and its technical and financial partners in Europe and North America (2005 - 2014). She developed in 2012 “Morus”, a social platform for the promotion of crafts produced by local artisans and adults with special needs, and reintegrated Al-Kafaàt in 2016 on a full-time basis as its Chief Communications Officer.