Alumni Officers


Marie-Joe Khachan (BA '12)


Marie-Joe Khachan is part of the International Retail Department at QNB Group, where she is currently working on enhancing the products and services offered by QNB branches abroad. Prior to that, she was a senior marketing and development executive at KPMG in Qatar. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, learning languages and Zumba.

While at Carnegie Qatar, Marie-Joe was involved in many activities. She was the editor-in-chief for the All Around student newspaper and the VP of Academics for the Student Government. A highlight of her time at CMU-Q was participating in an adventure trip to Morocco.

Marie-Joe is pleased to be serving as president of the chapter, and looks forward to strengthening the bond between CMU-Q alumni and helping them retain their connections with the university. 


Contact Marie-Joe at mariejoe.khachan@gmail.com


Amal Osman (BA'13)

Vice President

Amal Osman is a market research analyst at the Doha office of Ipsos, a global market research company that is headquartered in Paris, France. 

Throughout her time at CMU-Q, Amal was involved in various clubs and organizations, including the Student Government, Development Solutions Organization (DSO), Activities Board and CMU-Q’s ladies basketball team.

In 2012, she spent a semester abroad at the main campus in Pittsburgh, which richened her overall college experience. As a CMU-Q student, she also did a community service project in Vietnam, travelled to Taiwan and Singapore for academic trips, and attended the Harvard Women's Leadership Conference in Boston, USA.

As a 2013 graduate, Amal would like to continue to be involved with and give back to the CMU-Q community. During her time as vice president, she hopes to maintain the strong social connections that have been built and further strengthen the alumni network. 

Contact Amal at molaosman@gmail.com


Jevika Shetty (BA’13)

Director of Communication

Jevika Shetty graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a minor in Professional Writing.

Jevika currently works as the postgraduate & research administrator at the Translation & Interpreting Institute under Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar Foundation. Apart from her role at TII, Jevika is also a freelance writer focusing on various forms of writing, content development, editing as well as proofreading.

Jevika is actively involved in community and social development initiatives in Doha, and loves exploring new cultural concepts. Contact Jevika at jshetty@qf.org.qa


Contact Jevika at jshetty@qf.org.qa

Abdallah Darwish (TPR’12)

Director of Finance

Abdallah Darwish works for Qatar Petroleum International in the Corporate Development and Planning Department. During his tenure with the company, he has gained insight into all sectors of the company including Upstream, Downstream, Gas & Power, Legal, HR and Procurement. This has made his career very dynamic, as he has constantly been faced with new challenges and has had the satisfaction of resolving them. The company is now undergoing an integration process with the mother company Qatar Petroleum, and hence he is looking forward to his next step in his career.

To be re-elected for the finance director position is an honor for Abdallah. As part of the Qatar Chapter leadership, Abdallah aims to provide support for his fellow alumni and help keep the network strong. 

Contact Abdallah at cedar_90@hotmail.com