Speakers 2022

Bayan Tal

Communication Specialist | Jordan

Bayan Tal is a media development, media literacy, and communication specialist with more than 40 years of experience. She began her career as a broadcast journalist, anchor, and later executive at the Jordan Radio and Television Corporation (JRTVC), served as international press secretary to His Majesty King Abdullah II, and returned to JRTVC as its first female director general. During six years as senior adviser at Jordan Media Institute, she designed and led the first Media and Information Literacy (MIL) project in Jordan, and recently, and as part of a team of experts, finalized a project with the National Center for Curriculum Development to integrate MIL into curricula of grades KG2-12. She is also a member of the Boards of Trustees of the Crown Prince Foundation and the Baptism Development Zone Foundation.