liwwa, Inc. is committed to delivering job and income growth
in the markets we serve. It's a goal we'll only achieve by building and
nurturing a team of committed individuals with a diverse set of skills.
You can read more about our team below.
Doa'a has worked as a Customer Service Representative in Grupo Global Exchange and Al-Jummar Company.
She graduated from University of Jordan with a degree in Spanish and English Literature as well earning a certificate in Spanish
Translation from Universidad de Alcalá.
David has worked for Bridgewater Associates and the Swedish government.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and an M.Phil from the University of Oxford.
Samer has over a decade of
software development and management experience in companies like
Etsy and Wireless Generation. He received his BA degree
in Physics in 2006 from Guilford College.
Elana Bell Bogdan
Elana has experience in web development,
artificial intelligence, and game design. She is passionate about making
creative use of technology for social good. Elana earned her bachelor's
in Computer Science from Swarthmore College in 2015.
Sondos graduated from the University of Jordan
with degrees in Spanish and English language and literature. She also holds
a Social Media Marketing Certificate from the University of Sydney.
Ameera has consulted for Fortune
500 companies with The Boston Consulting Group, and worked in
banking with Citigroup and JP Morgan. She received her MBA with
high distinction from University of Michigan and BA degree
from Wellesley College.
Faisal received his BA in
History from Brown University in 2015. He is passionate about
supporting SMEs and works on liwwa's business development and
Yazan has extensive experience in
credit assessment with multiple local banks, including Arab Bank,
BLOM Bank, and ABC Bank. Yazan earned his BA in Finance from the
University of Jordan and Comprehensive Diploma for
Bankers from Institute of Banking Studies in 2011.
Brian has experience in economic
development and SME lending. He earned a BA in International
Politics and Economics from Middlebury College in 2015.
Ahmed has experience in journalism
and fixed-income finance. He received his BA in 2006 from the
University of Pennsylvania and an MPP from Harvard University in
Ghadeer has previously worked in
an e-learning startup focused on the banking sector. She has
received her BA in Business Administration in 2014 and her
master’s degree in Finance in 2015 from the American University
of Beirut (AUB).
Zaid Graduated from Brigham Young University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. He has experience working with tech startups and has passed the first level of the CFA exam.
VP of Business Development
Caroline has extensive
experience in business development, marketing and mobile
commerce from working at Procter & Gamble and Vodafone. She
received her BA in PPE and Marketing from the University of
Hannah has experience in web development
and user experience design. She received her Bachelors degree in Comparative
Media Studies from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and more recently
attended Fullstack Academy of Code.
Hala has experience in economic
research, statistical modelling and forecasting, commodity
markets, and investment banking. Hala is the recipient of many
awards for her research and academic achievements. She received
her Master's Degree from the University of Illinois (Urbana
Champaign) and her Bachelors degree from the American
University in Cairo (AUC), graduating from both institutions
with the highest honours.
Wael Abdul Hadi
Wael is pursuing his BA in
Finance at McGill University with an Economics minor. He has
experience in commercial and investment banking. He is
currently working with liwwa's credit team.
Emilie is pursuing her MA in
Global Affairs at Yale University with a focus on
public/private sector dynamics and the Middle East. Prior to
graduate school, she worked for the European Union and McKinsey
& Co. She has also worked and volunteered in Jordan and
graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce.
Hassaan is pursuing his BA in
History and Near Eastern Studies at Harvard University. He is
interested in the role of entrepreneurship in stimulating
developing economies and hopes to attend law school after
Ali is pursuing his BA in Economics at Yale University. He has experience with the startup ecosystem in Amman, having worked with entrepreneurs, business accelerators and third-party NGOs. He believes that SMEs are the life-force of an emerging economy, and plans to pursue an MBA after graduation.
Humza is pursuing his BA in
Social Studies at Harvard University with a Computer Science
minor. He has experience in web marketing, public relations,
and startup development. He is working on liwwa's marketing
strategy and regional expansion.
Whether as an intern, web developer, data scientist,
investment manager, or a research fellow, we'd love to have smart
people on our team from all over the world. If this is something that
interests you please click below to go to our careers page: