100 most powerful Arab women 2013
Octavia Nasr
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Octavia Nasr

Industry: Media

Company: Bridges Media Consulting

Designation: CEO

Country: Lebanon

Occupation: CEO

Journalist Octavia Nasr is most well known for her coverage
of Middle Eastern affairs, including several wars, for Lebanon Broadcasting
Corporation (1988-1990) and CNN (1990-2010) and is regarded as one of the
pioneers of the use of social media in traditional media. Nasr now runs her own
firm, Bridges Media Consulting, whose main aim is to help companies better
leverage their use of social networks.

She has also become a regular commentator on Middle Eastern
affairs.