President and CEO of Fakhoury Leadership International. With over 30 years of non-profit and leadership experience, she serves on many community and national boards. She is past Chairwoman of Chamber of Commerce. Currently: YMCA Executive Board, AHA Go Red For Women, Area Governor District 84 Toastmasters, President of Toastmasters, Rotary officer, Islamic Network Group (ING) Trustee, Arab American Community Center (AACC) board,Take on Hate Executive Committee, IFPB Board, USCEIO Steering Committee, Suntrust Bank board of directors, Chairwoman Florida Muslim Capitol Day for 6 consecutive years, TEDxOcala Licensee/organizer and TEDxOcalaSalon curator, Gavel Club Counselor (prison clubs), BNI Mentor Coordinator, Brookings Institute Founding Member of Fellowship (Muslims in the West). Graduate of Leadership Florida.
Manal is also a consultant pharmacist, inspirational speaker, coach, trainer and mentor. Undergraduate, and doctorate from the University of Southern California, and MBA from Webster University. Manal has been recognized with many professional and community awards including Person of the Year. Manal was honored to participate in the Climb of Hope and summit Mt. Kilimanjaro in January 2014.