Rawan Damen is the Director General of ARIJ, a filmmaker, and media specialist. Rawan Damen has 20 years of experience in academic and professional media management, television and digital training. Rawan Daman received a masters degree with honors in media and communication from the University of Leeds in the UK in 2003. She was awarded the Media Creativity Award from the Arab Thought Foundation in Beirut, 2015.