Manal Faress is an Operation Officer at Fulbright, where she supports the Commission’s administrative and operations functions including procurement, facility upgrades, and risk management. She is a graduate of the Collège de la Mère de Dieu in Cairo and the Modern Academy where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Graphic Design Diploma . She started her career at “Microsoft” where she led a software testing team and managed projects. As a project manager, Manal has worked in several industries such as advertising, construction and non-profits in various capacities that range from human resources development, data analysis, finance and management. Manal sits on various BFCE committees such as marketing, the 70th anniversary events, stakeholder engagements and business development.