Marianne Bitar Karam
  • Marianne Bitar Karam
  • Regional Lead for DOT in Middle East & North Africa (MENA)
  • Lebanon

Marianne leads regional business development and new partnerships to support DOT’s regional expansion. She has also been the operational lead for DOT in Lebanon as Country Director since 2010.

Before joining DOT Lebanon, Marianne managed operations at World Vision International where she rolled out the refugee program in Lebanon. With her extensive experience managing NGOs and trusted expertise in issues concerning refugee communities in Lebanon, she has formed a solid network within Lebanese and international civil society.

Marianne holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Engineering from the American University of Beirut, a Master’s degree in Food Science from McGill University in Canada, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Saint Joseph University/Paris Dauphine.