MBRF Literacy Challenge
Lana Mamkegh

Lana Mamkegh

Lana Mamkegh is a thorough academic from the University of Jordan, earning herself a doctorate in Modern Literate. Her other academic feats include Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts. She studied in a fine art and music institute, given her love for writing and drawing. She wrote fiction from the local newspaper, which also inspired to pursue her doctorate.

Her writings encouraged her to produce a talk show on the Jordanian Institute of Television and Radio. She dedicated several years as faculty at the University of Petra. In 2013, Lana was appointed as Minister of culture, making her one of the 5 women appointed ministers. She has now resumed her career in teaching, writing and drawing.