A TechWoman from the Middle East: Diana Nassar

This interview is part of our #WomeninTech series, in partnership with Women in Foreign Policy. Check out the written transcript of this interview here.

“Keep pushing boundaries. Know your limits. Highlight how you are different. It’s always about how you can benefit your community.”


DIANA NASSAR is a 2016 TechWomen Fellow and a Product Manager at Souq.com. She spent her TechWomen Mentorship at Juniper Networks in Silicon Valley between September and October of 2016.

Prior to working at Souq, Diana was a Senior Software Engineer at Aramex International. Diana has also started her own YouTube show “Doodet Kutob” (Arabic for “bookworm”) to share her passion for books and reading with the online community.
In 2012, Diana served as a Youth Leader at Jordan River Foundation, an NGO run by HM Queen Rania. She helped plan and execute their 2012 summer voluntary program, and led a team of 13 youth volunteers. She is very passionate about driving change through community work and using technology for social impact.
Diana completed her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Jordan in 2012. She ranked 10th in her class of 102 students. She is fluent in Arabic, English, and is learning Spanish.

Check out more on her blog!