More about Deema W. Bibi

Panel Speaker for Innovating Education to Reform Arab Societies

Deema Bibi is the CEO of INJAZ, a Jordanian non-profit organization established in 2001 with a mission to inspire and prepare youth to become productive members of the society and accelerate the development of the national economy.

Over the past 12 years, Bibi elevated the work scope of INJAZ through strategic plans to ensure high-impact, continuous growth and sustainability. Bibi’s insight and directives enabled INJAZ to develop and introduce a wide array of relevant programs promoting Financial Literacy, Work Readiness, and Business and Social Entrepreneurship. Under Bibi’s leadership, INJAZ expanded its operations to reach 2 million students all over Jordan, up to date, through a network of over 25,000 qualified volunteers from the business sector, and has recently mainstreamed its Financial Literacy programs within the national education system to reach out to every school student from grade 7 to 12.

Bibi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Electronics and MBA, and has 26 years of diverse experience, including working in the private sector, the UN, the public and the social sectors. She is recognized both locally and internationally as a leader and social entrepreneur, with strategic insight that has helped build bridges between the social and the private and public sectors through partnerships that contribute to sustainable development. Bibi’s contributions have been honored with prestigious awards for positive work and influence.

Stemming from her firm belief in actively contributing to society, she served on the Greater Amman City Council for the term 2007-2011. She currently serves on a number of national, regional and global boards including, the King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD), Tamweelcom Jordan Micro Credit Company, RunJordan, AIESEC– Jordan, First Education Holdings, Generations for Peace and the Global Thinkers Forum. She is a founding member of the Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) and a member of the Eisenhower Global Network Council and Steering Committee. Bibi is a lifetime fellow in global networks, including Eisenhower, the ASPEN Institute, Synergos Senior Fellowship and the International Women’s Forum (IWF). She is currently a Harvard Advanced Leadership (ALI 2017) Fellow.