Fay Beydoun

Global Link International


Fay Beydoun currently serves as the Founder/CEO of Global Link International, a public-private partnership focusing on International second stage startups, direct and foreign investments along with global partnerships. From 2018-2023, Fay has served as the Executive Director of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce, the largest Arab-American business organization in the United States delivering services and counsel to more than 1,500 companies, ranging from small businesses to executives and multinational corporations. Previously from 2002-2022, she also served as the Chief Operating Officer of TEJARA, another organization working to further economic relations between the United States and the Arab World.


In 2015 Ms. Beydoun was appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce as chairwoman of the East Michigan District Export Council, supporting and helping Michigan companies expand their products globally. More recently, In 2018, she was appointed by Michigan Governor Whitmer to serve on the Executive Committee Board of MEDC. She has been featured and published in numerous print, web and broadcast media locally, nationally, and internationally including CNN, Fox, and Forbes magazine. Ms. Beydoun is a member of several Boards and has been honored by Crain’s Magazine as “Top 100 Most Influential Women in Michigan,” in 2016, and again in 2020, Recognized by the Michigan Woman’s Foundation “Top 25 Women Making a Difference,” and NAWBO Greater Good Award, to name a few.

Fay Beydoun’s steadfast service to the business community is extensive and far-reaching. She is a firm believer in mentoring women and empowering entrepreneurs, especially on the Global stage. She is an immigrant and a daughter of an immigrant family that has worked tirelessly to achieve the American dream. She has mobilized and directed thousands of volunteers for various causes, social, political, and economic, as part of her strong belief in giving back to the community.