TED Global Speaker 2017, Ghada Wali makes the youngest female speaker representing MENA region - She believes that Graphic design can change the world.  The multiple-award-winning designer developed an Arabic typeface that was chosen as one of the best 100 graphic design pieces in the world by the Society of Typographic Arts in Chicago, and her work has been featured in art exhibits around the world. Wali's work most recently won the Granshan competition in Munich, as well as two Adobe Design Achievement awards in San Diego. She's been featured in UN Women Egypt and on Forbes Europe's List 2017 (Arts & Immigrants category) which makes her the first Egyptian woman ever to appear in this category. Wali holds an MA degree in Design from IED Florence, Italy. Her design experience includes MI7 Cairo, Fortune Promoseven and J. Walter Thompson, as well as teaching Graphic Design in both the German & American Universities in Cairo. 
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