Mireille Maddah

Mireille Maddah, IYF Assistant Secretary General
Ms. Mireille is a young professional leader, Award-winning activist, mentor and youth advocate passionate about youth development, women empowerment, peacebuilding and international relations. In 2013 while she was the only one from the Middle East and the Arab region amongst 4 other world contesters, she received the Sustainable Industrial Development Programs Award from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) for her presented paper as a model of Lebanese excellence and innovations accomplished by Lebanon’s youth at global platforms. 

Ms. Mireille studied International Affairs at American University of Science and Technology in Beirut, Lebanon.

  • Research Analyst, Peace Labs - The Lebanese Team for Conflict Resolution.
  • Municipality Elections Monitor, the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections (LADE).
  • Data Analyst and Field Worker, American University of Beirut.
  • Editor and Content Writer, Midweek Magazine.
  • UNIDO Representative, Youth for Global Goals Forum.
  • Lebanon Representative, Israel – Palestine Conflict Round Table, Berlin 2016.
  • Social Media Coordinator, the 2nd Aust Symposium On Innovations In Computer & Communications Engineering (SICCE 2014).

  • Member, EMBRACE Organization.
  • Fellow Member, Be.Boosted Honorary Fellowship.

  • Nondiscrimination for All: Case of Sexual Minorities.
  • The African Union (AU): A United and Strong Africa.
  • Leadership: A Reflection.

  • Academic Scholarship: Charles University in Prague, by American Institute for Political & Economic Systems (AIPES).
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Youth Competition Winner for the Middle East and Northern Africa Region 2013.
  • Winner of “The Dokdo Essay” Contest Hosted by the Korean Embassy in Lebanon in affiliation with the Unifil’s Korean Battalion and Contingent in Lebanon.

Entry in The IYF

IYF History
Assistant Secretary General/Director of Bureau of Management (2016-2018), Member of IYF Executive Board (2016- ), Assistant Secretary General/Director of Executive Office (2018- ).