Born and raised in Jerusalem, Naila Jwealis, holds a BSc Honor Degree and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Al-Quds University, as well as an MBA from the Kellog-Recanati School of Management. Currently, Ms. Jwealis operates within her capacity as General Director at Jordanian based, Arab Though Forum (ATF), and contributes her expertise as board member for several organizations including the Jerusalem Tourism Cluster (JTC).
With extensive experience working in socioeconomic development, Ms. Jwealis's experience ranges from developing and contributing to programs targeting private sectors, vocational trainings, and youth development. In terms of research, Ms. Jwealis is concerned with studying the economic situation in East Jerusalem, free trade agreements, and youth employment. Ms. Jwealis is also experienced as an ISO 9001 Quality Management Representative (QMR).