MFWW 2020 Speaker

Muna Sukhtian

Managing Director, Microfund for Women

Muna Sukhtian started her career as a management consultant in the United States, and returned to Jordan to work in her family’s pharmaceutical business. With a passion for social service, she then served as Chief of Staff to Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah.

She is currently the Managing Director of Microfund for Women (MFW), a not-for-profit company that primarily serves low-income women who are unable to access the services of conventional financial institutions. Today, MFW has around 750 employees who serve 150,000 beneficiaries, 96% of them women, through 61 branches across Jordan. The organization has received many regional and international awards.

Muna Sukhtian is the Co-Chair of Women’s World Banking Board of Trustees, a member of the Board of Trustees of Crown Prince Foundation, founding board member of Sanadcom for Business Finance, she is also a board member at GMS Holdings, Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education and a member of the Board of Trustees of Al Tawoon, a Palestinian NGO dedicated to promoting the steadfastness of Palestine and Palestinians.

Muna has previously served on the boards of the Washington-based Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), a global partnership of 34 leading organizations that seek to advance financial inclusion;The Queen Rania Teacher Academy; Greater Amman Municipality; and The Royal Film Commission-Jordan.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and MBA from INSEAD. She lives in Amman with her husband and three children.