Mrs. May Makhzoumi

May Makhzoumi

Mrs. May Makhzoumi is the President of the Makhzoumi Foundation, which was established in 1997 by Mr Fouad Makhzoumi, out of a strong desire to help empower fellow citizens to achieve self-dependence and improved career prospects. Under Mrs Makhzoumi’s Leadership, Makhzoumi Foundation developed departments, programs and units to address the needs of the Lebanese community and that of its residents. It does that through improving the socioeconomic status by offering loans, developing skills through informal and formal vocational trainings, providing services related to protection of vulnerable women and children while supplying core relief items to the most vulnerable communities, making good value healthcare available, preserving and raising awareness on agro-environmental issues, empowering youth potentials, and orienting them to achieve self-sustainability and independence.

In 1975, May Makhzoumi earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the American University of Beirut (AUB) and got married the same year to Mr. Fouad Makhzoumi. She started her career as a Pharmacist and worked in Beirut, Lebanon and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

In addition to her role as the President of the Makhzoumi Foundation, May Makhzoumi also holds several administrative positions within Future Group and serves as a Member of the Board of Directors/Advisors of a number of Companies, Universities, NGOs and Associations. She has also participated in many conferences and took part in panel discussions and presentations, and won many awards in recognition of her Philanthropic achievements.