Zeena Kanaan oversees a variety of media-focused activities; including the management of press relations, advertisements, and the university’s editorial and social media strategy.

Prior to joining NU-Q, Kanaan worked as a senior consultant at Forbes Associates PR firm for four years. She has professional experience managing diverse clients, including Qatar Business Incubation Center, Supreme Council of Health, Shangri-La Hotel, and Qatar Luxury Group among others. 

She is a Northwestern alumna and holds and BSc in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; and an MA in Digital Communication from the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences at Johns Hopkins University.