Dana Al Akhras

Fellowship year

2015 - 2016

Field

Corporate Engagement

Placement when a fellow

Corporate Entrepreneurship Responsibility (CER) team - Zain Innovation Campus (ZINC)

Current employment &/or degree seeking

HR Learning and Development Associate - Bank al Etihad

Higher education

Bachelor's degree in Finance

Current country of residence

Jordan

Biography

Dana graduated from the University of Jordan with a bachelor’s degree in finance. She was honored to have participated in the Lazord Fellowship. As a Lazord Fellow, she was on the Corporate Entrepreneurship Responsibility (CER) team at Zain Innovation Campus (ZINC), where she played a positive role on the development of her community while improving her leadership skills.

Because youth is her passion, she has participated in many training courses empowered by well-known organizations such as Erasmus+, which focus on youth development. She was honored to have represented Jordan and youth from the MENA region, in Europe and Mediterranean at a conference that was held in Greece.

She worked at Al Etihad Bank, Jordan, as a junior relationship manager. Currently, she is working at Al Etihad Bank as a Learning and Development Associate in the HR department. Her dream is to fulfill her passion and enrich her technical and interpersonal skills by implementing and participating in new programs and opportunities that focus on youth development, and to make an impact on underprivileged countries such as her beloved Jordan!