Samia Farouki

Founder and CEO @ HAIFinance Corporation

Ms. Farouki is the Founder and CEO of HAIFinance Corporation, a global investment company. She originates and oversees a diverse investment portfolio consisting of controlling positions in several prominent U.S. manufacturing and service companies that conduct business around the world. Mrs. Farouki is a member of the Board of Directors of Vital Voices, a global partnership that supports women's progress in building democracies, strong economies and peace.

She is an Executive Board member of the Lab School of Washington, D.C., a board member of the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Washington Opera and the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Mrs. Farouki is a founding Co-Chairperson of the Arab American Cultural Foundation and a member of the Khalil Gibran Foundation. Mrs. Farouki holds degrees from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and George Washington University in Washington, D.C.