Maha Akeel Director of Information at the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the world's 2nd largest intergovernmental body after the UN

Maha Akeel is the Director of Information at the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the world's second largest intergovernmental body after the United Nations, with 57 member states, and chief editor of the OIC quarterly journal. Before joining the OIC, Akeel worked as a journalist for five years, participating in local and international workshops and forums on women’s rights and the role of the media. She has been interviewed by several regional and international newspapers and broadcast channels including the Wall Street Journal, BBC World and Sky News. Akeel received her university education in the US and has an MBA and an MA in Communications and Cultural Studies.