Who We Are

Iman M. Al-Damen

Founder & Chairwoman

A Board Member of the Jordan Commercial Bank who has twenty plus years of banking experience, an activist in women’s issues and the co-founder and Chairwoman of WOBs JO. She enjoys a solid background in banking.  A holder of an MBA degree in Finance with more than eighteen years of profound experience in the field of banking, mainly Credit (Corporate, SME, & Retail), Risk assessment and Investment as well as a Certified Director from the Jordan Institute of Directors/ IFC.

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Ibtissam M. El-Ayoubi

Founder & Vice-Chair

A Board Member of Al-Ahli Bank, a full-time Professor of Practice at Al Hussein Technical University (HTU) from 2017 till present and an activist in women’s issues.  A highly energetic professional acquiring diversified experience and knowledge in the fields of banking, strategy, management, investment, credit, logistics, human resources, control and risk operations remodeling. Ibtissam is a free-lance consultant with 25 years of experience in banking & financial institutions management, process re-engineering & strategic planning with profound experience in senior managerial positions covering P&P, control, compliance & risk, audit, product development, IT, operations and organizational planning.

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H.E Mai Abu Samen

Founder & Board Member

A former member of the Jordanian House of Senates and a Social activist who has more than 30 years of voluntary work including 20 years in the Presidency of the General Secretariat of the Jordanian National Forum of Women.  H.E. Abu Samen holds an MBA degree in Educational Administration and a BA degree in Arabic Language from the University of Jordan. 

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Dr. Hannan Ibrahim

Founder & Board Member

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literary Studies at Al-Ahliyya Amman University. Previously Head of Women’s Graduate Studies at the University of Jordan.  Hanan obtained her BA and MA degrees in English Literature from the English Department at the University of Jordan.  She is a holder of a Ph.D. degree in Comparative Feminist Literary Studies from the School of European Culture and Languages at the University of Kent at Canterbury in the United Kingdom.

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Malak A. El Nasser

Founder & Board Member

A Public Sector Development Specialist.  The Founder of Nama Management Consulting and Training in 1995. She gained her consulting and training experience through working in International Cooperation programs especially in the field of Public Sector Development and Reform. Her experience is online with her academic education and previous jobs. She earned a Master Degree from the School of Government at Harvard University after her Professional Diploma in Management at the American University in Cairo and the Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Jordan.

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Attorney - Rania N. Wahbeh

Founder & Board Secretary

Is a Partner at WRN legal Ms.Wahbeh is a Lawyer with an extensive experience in Banking Law and Corporations. She is a member of the Jordanian Bar Association and has practiced Law for more than 22 years in Jordan.  She has also served as Legal Advisor and Lawyer for Jordan Ahli Bank, representing and litigating on behalf of the Bank in all cases, filed for or against the Bank before all courts and arbitration tribunals.

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Fida F. Al Americani

Founder & Board Member

Backed with an Academic and Corporate experience of around 17 years, Fida Fayez Al Americani is a Senior Trainer, a Consultant, a Mentor and a Coach.  Fida enjoys a rich academic teaching experience in highly reputable institutions, accompanied by a hands-on consultancy and training expertise in the various areas of management, tourism, motivation, empowerment, leadership and human resources, are all ares where Fida started her professional contribution.

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Dr. Wafa’ H. Abusamra

Founder & Board Treasurer

A holder of a Ph.D. degree in Finance who currently serving as the Business & Financial Advisor at Cities and Villages Development Bank (CVDB).  An activist in women’s issues, a Publisher of many articles and books who strongly believe in the importance of women’s participation in the economic and political process.  Wafa’ volunteers to support the work of many local NGOs.  She is a member of Jordan Forum for Business & Professional Women Associations and the co-founder of Women On Boards Jordan “WOBs JO”.

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Iman M. Al-Hindawi

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Iman is an international and cultural development specialist, a renowned personality and an experienced professional in the field of management of not-for-profit organizations, strategic management, and partnerships, international relations, philanthropy, development and fundraising, arts administration, cultural management, events creation, management and organization of global live events.

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Amal A.Hussein

Office Manager

Amal has joined Women On Boards Jordan (WOBs JO) since January 2020 in her capacity as an experienced and professional Office Manager.  She enjoys years of proficiency in running and managing CEOs and Chairpersons’ of Boards offices.  Her expertise includes a track record of keeping up with the needs of highly sophisticated and demanding business environments.  Her academic qualifications include a Diploma in Business Management “Accounting” from Pan American Business College in Los Angeles, California.