Executive Director of the Hope Fund
Helen Qubain has a dual career as an entrepreneur and also a strategy consultant. She has worked as a strategy consultant in the Brussels offices of McKinsey & Company and later Blueprint Partners, a public affairs consulting firm. In addition she has founded various businesses mostly in the payments sector and private debt capital markets. Early on in her career, she spent four years working on experimental economic development projects in the US and the Middle East. Ms Qubain is a Palestinian-American and has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Byrn Mawr College, and an MBA from the University of Chicago having majored in finance and entrepreneurial studies. She has also worked for the Queen of Jordan, and is currently the new Executive Director of The Hope Fund, a program founded by her father to provide college scholarships to Palestinian students living in refugee camps to study at American universities.