Haneen has ten years of experience in the private sector and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and an MBA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In her job as a Senior Talent Sourcer with PowerToFly, she helps connecting powerful women in technology with managers at major tech companies like Microsoft, Autodesk, and Slack to allow equal access to managerial positions. Previously, she worked for seven years in many roles within the Marketing Team in the Palestinian Telecom company “Jawwal.” Her main achievements were securing 113% of a short messaging service competition and creating a network of happy services’ providers dealing with the company. Haneen volunteered with friends to launch the “BanaTech” initiative that engages female 10th graders in STEM fields in both academic and professional institutions. Over those years of experience, she developed her skills in projects and accounts management, product analysis, and Talent Acquisition. Haneen loves to volunteer in serving women empowerment causes, education enhancement, and community development projects.

Host Organization: Village Capital

Role at Village Capital: At Village Capital, Haneen will serve as the Startup Ecosystem Fellow: supporting Village Capital’s relationship with IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator with an aim of creating fans and advocates of IBM’s technology and approach with the fintech, healthtech, insurtech, and regtech startup community.