Deena Newaz

Program Officer, WISE

Deena manages the Emerging Leaders and Learners’ Voice programs at the World Innovation Summit for Education. She also supported the curation of WISE@ events in New York and Paris. Prior to working at WISE she was a participant on the WISE Learners’ Voice program. She has previously worked at the Ministry of Education in Qatar, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Georgetown University, and Qatar Foundation. Deena graduated from Georgetown University with double honors in Culture and Politics with a focus on gendered violence during wartime. She is currently working on a series of speculative fiction stories for an upcoming book on the future of education.