Mai Touma - Twister Middle East

Mai Touma

Senior Communications Executive

Born in Syria, Mai moved to Dubai in 2016 to follow her dream career. With 10 years of experience in communications ranging from business corporations back in Aleppo, 2008, to international non-profit organizations as a communications and publications coordinator at ICARDA for 7 years across MENA.

Her passion in media communications and social media motivated her to gain certificates in communications reporting and become one of 25 social media young reporters at the international conference "GFAR – GCARD2" in 2012, Punta Del Este, Uruguay. She organized various international conferences and events for the past 8 years which qualified her to conduct interviews and media relations for dignitaries and governmental authorities at a high level such as the President of Uruguay; José Mujica, Price Hassan Bin Talal in Jordan and other ministers from different countries.

She is a member of international social media platform “YPARD” advocating food security and climate change global issues with young communicators. Her fluency in Arabic and English has been a plus advantage with projects coordination at all times.

Mai is an Aleppo University graduate in 2008, with a Bachelor degree in English Literature.