mays zanah, program manager
Mays is a senior communications expert, with over 12 years of experience managing and implementing communication projects in the development sector in the Middle East. Mays manages large-scale behavioural change communications campaigns in fragile and conflict-affected environments, with a focus on child protection, education, and gender empowerment. Mays has overseen the production of various multi-media campaigns, including digital content, televised drama series, animations, and IEC materials.
A renown communications practitioner and advisor to governments, Mays is highly skilled in facilitating participatory strategy development processes, building consensus and buy-in amongst multiple stakeholders. Mays is also a seasoned trainer, building the capacity of government officials to frontline community workers.
Mays has a bachelor’s Degree in English Language and literature from Al-Ahliyah Amman University, and a Master’s Degree in Marketing from Kingston University in the UK. She is a regular contributor to conferences and forums as an SBCC expert. She is a native Arabic speaker and fluent in English.