Besan Abu-Joudeh is the co-founder and CEO of BuildPalestine, a platform to connect supporters around the world with innovative, social impact projects in Palestine. She has a background in international development, and is passionate about creating economic opportunity in the Middle East.
Besan graduated from the Huntsman Program at the University of Pennsylvania and completed an MSc. in Development Economics at SOAS. Previously, she worked with the Office of the Quartet in Jerusalem, and A.T. Kearney in Dubai and Washington D.C.