Mrs. Ambar Amleh

Founding Partner

Mrs. Ambar Amleh is a Partner at Ibtikar Fund.

Ambar has over 15 years of experience in entrepreneurship, marketing, communications, and program management.

Prior to Ibtikar, Ambar was directly involved in supporting Palestinian entrepreneurs. As the program manager for Palestine for a New Beginning (PNB), a Palestinian non-profit company focused on entrepreneurial development, Ambar grew PNB from an idea and a loose and small board leadership to an established Palestinian institution. Through PNB, Ambar organized the yearly Celebration of Innovation, a Palestine-wide competition of entrepreneurs, and the follow-up support to these entrepreneurs; as well as Global Entrepreneurship Week in Palestine.

Ambar is a member of the 23rd class of Kauffman Fellows, and was named as one of the “50 Most Influential Women in the Arab World” by CEO Middle East Magazine and “20 Women VCs of MENA” by MENAbytes.

Ambar has an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Marketing degree from Arizona State University.