|Job title||Communications and Outreach Manager|
Joey Ghanem joined the Berytech team as Events & PR Officer in January 2018 and is now the Communication and Outreach Manager. She has worked in several fields related to events management, communication and outreach management from theater, exhibitions, hotels, and catering in Lebanon and abroad. Joey has been supporting entrepreneurs and SMEs for the past five years, developing her expertise in communications and outreach strategies, operations, content development, concept initiations and execution.
Since she joined Berytech, Joey has been leading on several activities, events and projects to grow community engagement, from developing, managing and implementing activities, aiming at initiating youth to entrepreneurship mainly related to the agri-food and cleantech sector with a focus on women empowerment as well as youth development, such as ideathons, hackathons, demo days, bootcamps, and other activities.
Her work also consists of launching and supporting local and regional calls aiming at supporting startups and MSMEs for programs and projects such as the ACT Smart Innovation Hub Initiative, QOOT Cluster, DigitalAg4her Hackathon, WE4F, Future Agro Challenge, DAWERR Program etc. She has also prepared and implemented the FAC Impact Makers program in collaboration with IDGC.
In 2019, Joey joined Source Institute as a delivery manager for an unconference in Rio de Janeiro, and in 2020 she received her certification of Design Sprint Master.
Before joining Berytech, Joey moved to Spain to continue her studies, she received her Master’s in Tourism Management and Planning- Development of Tourism Products from the Universitat de Girona, allowing her to get a job placement at the Conference Center in Girona. In 2011, and after graduating with a B.A. in Hospitality Management – Events Management from Notre Dame University, Joey moved to Orlando and worked at Orange Lake resort in the activity department, before heading back to Lebanon in 2012. She then decided to try a new field and expended her experience into the F&B industry working for nearly four years in a catering company.
Joey is dynamic and resourceful, traits which play in her favor in developing successful outreach programs and events at Berytech. She is a former professional dancer at the famous Caracalla Dance Theatre. She enjoys yoga and is an avid traveler, discovering new countries every spare time she has.
Phone +961 453 30 40
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