20 February 2020
EducationInvestor Global is launching an exclusive network to empower women engaged in the business of education. EIG recognises that women in the business of education are under-represented and under-networked and we want to be part of the solution. To help bridge the diversity gap in the market, we are launching the EIG Business Women in Education Network – and we want you to be a part of it.
The network will connect like-minded professionals from all corners of the business of education, including operators, investors and advisors, who believe in the wide-ranging benefits that diversity brings. Our aim is to boost diversity in the business of education and empower women to accelerate their careers.
Zraiq has decades of experience across the private sector and has led investment projects at Massar International, a private consulting and investment firm promoting sustainable development in Palestine, as well as multi-million-dollar projects financed by international donors. She has a passion for education and is investing in schools across Palestine. She is the chairwoman of al Mustaqbal School and the founder of Rawabi English Academy, a private school in Rawabi, the largest private sector undertaking in the Palestine’s history. Zraiq was a key figure in the development of the city and served as a member of the Rawabi Municipal Council for two terms.
As an advocate for the advancement of business women, she is a founding member of the Palestinian Business Women Forum, the Palestinian hub of the Middle East North Africa Businesswomen’s Network. In 2013, Zraiq received the Vital Voices Global Leadership Economic Empowerment Awards for her determination to promote development, increase economic opportunity and support women business leaders in a male-dominated world. Zraiq is also a fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and a member of the Middle East Leadership Initiative.
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