Past Speakers

Check out all the amazing speakers who have presented at afikra events in the past. Becoming a presenter is one of the most rewarding ways to contribute to the ever-growing community and the perfect excuse to nerd out on something you've always wondered about.

 

Mikey Muhanna

NYC || Sept. 28 2014
NYC || Nov. 22 2015
DXB || Oct. 7 2016
BEY|| Oct. 6 2018
AMM || Dec. 1 2018 (1), (2)

Malek Rasamny   NYC ||  Sept. 28 2014  NYC ||  Dec. 13 2015

Malek Rasamny

NYC || Sept. 28 2014
NYC || Dec. 13 2015

Dalia Hamati   NYC ||  Oct. 19 2014  NYC ||  Jun. 11 2017

Dalia Hamati

NYC || Oct. 19 2014
NYC || Jun. 11 2017

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Olivia Shabb   NYC ||  Oct. 19 2014  BEY ||  Jan. 29 2017

Olivia Shabb

NYC || Oct. 19 2014
BEY || Jan. 29 2017

Farah Assir   NYC ||  Nov. 23 2014

Farah Assir

NYC || Nov. 23 2014

Leen Sadder   NYC ||  Nov. 23 2014  DXB ||  Sept. 3 2016  BEY ||  Sep. 3 2017

Leen Sadder

NYC || Nov. 23 2014
DXB || Sept. 3 2016
BEY || Sep. 3 2017

Rami Abou Khalil   NYC ||  Nov. 23 2014  NYC ||  Feb. 28 2016  NYC ||  Feb. 12 2017  NYC ||  Sep. 30 2018   NYC ||  Nov. 25 2018   (1) ,  (2) ,  (3)

Rami Abou Khalil

NYC || Nov. 23 2014
NYC || Feb. 28 2016
NYC || Feb. 12 2017
NYC || Sep. 30 2018
NYC || Nov. 25 2018 (1), (2), (3)

 
Ammar Shallal   NYC ||  Jan. 25 2015

Ammar Shallal

NYC || Jan. 25 2015

Tara Shallal   NYC ||  Jan.25 2015

Tara Shallal

NYC || Jan.25 2015

Dina Mahmoud   NYC ||  Jan. 25 2015  NYC ||  Jul. 17 2016

Dina Mahmoud

NYC || Jan. 25 2015
NYC || Jul. 17 2016

Adam Hadi   NYC ||  Apr. 12 2015

Adam Hadi

NYC || Apr. 12 2015

 
Jawaher Sudairy   NYC ||  Apr. 12 2015

Jawaher Sudairy

NYC || Apr. 12 2015

Omar Shams   NYC ||  M  ay. 17 2015

Omar Shams

NYC || May. 17 2015

Dina Shihabi   NYC ||  May. 17 2015

Dina Shihabi

NYC || May. 17 2015

Haya Shaath   NYC ||  Nov. 22 2015  DXB ||  Dec. 3 2016

Haya Shaath

NYC || Nov. 22 2015
DXB || Dec. 3 2016

 
Noor Lozi   NYC ||  Dec. 13 2015  LON ||  Aug. 20 2017

Noor Lozi

NYC || Dec. 13 2015
LON || Aug. 20 2017

Fady Atallah   NYC ||  Jan. 17 2016

Fady Atallah

NYC || Jan. 17 2016

Dina Masri   NYC ||  Jan. 17 2016

Dina Masri

NYC || Jan. 17 2016

Tala Mansi   NYC ||  Feb. 28 2016

Tala Mansi

NYC || Feb. 28 2016

 
Leila Moukhiber   NYC ||  Mar. 27 2016

Leila Moukhiber

NYC || Mar. 27 2016

Nour Chamoun   NYC ||  Mar. 27 2016

Nour Chamoun

NYC || Mar. 27 2016

Ghia Zaatari   NYC ||  Apr. 24 2016

Ghia Zaatari

NYC || Apr. 24 2016

Talal Assir  NYC ||  Jul. 17 2016

Talal Assir

NYC || Jul. 17 2016

 
Omar Abboud  NYC ||  Apr. 24 2016

Omar Abboud

NYC || Apr. 24 2016

Alissa El Assaad  NYC ||  Jun. 12 2016

Alissa El Assaad

NYC || Jun. 12 2016

Tania El Alam  NYC ||  Jun. 12 2016

Tania El Alam

NYC || Jun. 12 2016

Hoda Adra   MTL ||  Apr. 24 2016

Hoda Adra

MTL || Apr. 24 2016

 
Eric Elton  DC ||  Aug. 14 2016

Eric Elton

DC || Aug. 14 2016

Mark Balahadia  NYC ||  Aug. 28 2016  NYC ||  Sep. 10 2017

Mark Balahadia

NYC || Aug. 28 2016
NYC || Sep. 10 2017

Todd Fine  NYC ||  Aug. 28 2016

Todd Fine

NYC || Aug. 28 2016

Kareem Salman  NYC ||  Oct. 2 2016  BEY ||  Feb. 11 2018

Kareem Salman

NYC || Oct. 2 2016
BEY || Feb. 11 2018

 
Hadi ElDebek  NYC ||  Oct. 2 2016

Hadi ElDebek

NYC || Oct. 2 2016

Yazan Kopty  NYC ||  Nov. 20 2016  LON ||  Sep. 24 2017  DC ||  Dec. 10 2017  BEY ||  Oct. 6 2018   DC ||  Jan. 27 2019

Yazan Kopty

NYC || Nov. 20 2016
LON || Sep. 24 2017
DC || Dec. 10 2017
BEY || Oct. 6 2018
DC || Jan. 27 2019

Denise Maroney  NYC ||  Nov. 20 2016

Denise Maroney

NYC || Nov. 20 2016

Yousra Fazili  DC ||  Sept. 25 2016  DC ||  Mar. 4 2018

Yousra Fazili

DC || Sept. 25 2016
DC || Mar. 4 2018

 
Susu Habayeb  DC ||  Sept. 25 2016  DC ||  Feb. 24 2019

Susu Habayeb

DC || Sept. 25 2016
DC || Feb. 24 2019

Serena Habayeb  DC ||  Sept. 25 2016

Serena Habayeb

DC || Sept. 25 2016

Nour Tabet  DC ||  Oct. 6 2016

Nour Tabet

DC || Oct. 6 2016

Saad Zaatari  DC ||  Oct. 6 2016

Saad Zaatari

DC || Oct. 6 2016

 
Nadine Kopty  DXB ||  Oct. 7 2016

Nadine Kopty

DXB || Oct. 7 2016

Laila Mokdad  DXB ||  Dec. 3 2016

Laila Mokdad

DXB || Dec. 3 2016

Lamia Charlebois  MTL ||  Jan. 15 2017

Lamia Charlebois

MTL || Jan. 15 2017

Mahdi Benmoussa  MTL ||  Jan. 15 2017

Mahdi Benmoussa

MTL || Jan. 15 2017

 
Eva Kurban  DC ||  Jan. 29 2017

Eva Kurban

DC || Jan. 29 2017

Sarah Benrazek  DC ||  Jan. 29 2017

Sarah Benrazek

DC || Jan. 29 2017

Dima Boulad  BEY ||  Jan. 29 2017

Dima Boulad

BEY || Jan. 29 2017

Mazen Jomaa  DXB ||  Feb. 4 2017  DXB ||  Feb. 10 2018  DXB ||  Feb. 23 2019

Mazen Jomaa

DXB || Feb. 4 2017
DXB || Feb. 10 2018
DXB || Feb. 23 2019

 
May Wazzan  DXB ||  Feb. 4 2017

May Wazzan

DXB || Feb. 4 2017

Gabriella Romanos  NYC ||  Feb. 12 2017

Gabriella Romanos

NYC || Feb. 12 2017

Khaled Malas  DXB ||  Mar. 11 2017

Khaled Malas

DXB || Mar. 11 2017

Nourah Almaiman  DXB ||  Mar. 11 2017

Nourah Almaiman

DXB || Mar. 11 2017

 
Nadim Damluji  NYC ||  Mar. 12 2017

Nadim Damluji

NYC || Mar. 12 2017

Rania Dalloul  NYC ||  Mar. 12 2017

Rania Dalloul

NYC || Mar. 12 2017

Antonio Tahhan  DC ||  Mar. 19 2017

Antonio Tahhan

DC || Mar. 19 2017

Dima El-Charif  DC ||  Mar. 19 2017

Dima El-Charif

DC || Mar. 19 2017

 
Bilal Ghalib  BEY ||  Mar. 26 2017

Bilal Ghalib

BEY || Mar. 26 2017

Roua Bizri  BEY ||  Mar. 26 2017

Roua Bizri

BEY || Mar. 26 2017

Moayed Almoayed  DXB ||  Apr. 15 2017  BAH ||  Dec. 2 2017

Moayed Almoayed

DXB || Apr. 15 2017
BAH || Dec. 2 2017

Serena Touma  DXB ||  Apr. 15 2017

Serena Touma

DXB || Apr. 15 2017

 
Jesse Marion Bowly  NYC ||  Apr. 16 2017

Jesse Marion Bowly

NYC || Apr. 16 2017

Farrah Berrou  BEY ||  Apr. 23 2017

Farrah Berrou

BEY || Apr. 23 2017

Nabila Rahal  BEY ||  Apr. 23 2017

Nabila Rahal

BEY || Apr. 23 2017

Jodutt Basrawi  DC ||  May. 7 2017

Jodutt Basrawi

DC || May. 7 2017

 
Rhana Natour  DC ||  May. 7 2017

Rhana Natour

DC || May. 7 2017

Sara Salman  DC ||  Jun. 4 2017

Sara Salman

DC || Jun. 4 2017

Tarik Chelali  DXB ||  May. 20 2017   BAH ||    Apr. 28 2018   DXB ||  Feb. 23 2019

Tarik Chelali

DXB || May. 20 2017
BAH || Apr. 28 2018
DXB || Feb. 23 2019

Yasmine Saab  DXB ||  May. 20 2018

Yasmine Saab

DXB || May. 20 2018

 
Yehia Chawky  DC ||  Jun. 4 2017   DC ||  Feb. 24 2019

Yehia Chawky

DC || Jun. 4 2017
DC || Feb. 24 2019

Ibrahim Cotran  NYC ||  Jun. 11 2017

Ibrahim Cotran

NYC || Jun. 11 2017

Muriel Kahwaji  BEY ||  Jun. 18 2017

Muriel Kahwaji

BEY || Jun. 18 2017

Youssef Chahine  BEY ||  Jun. 18 2017

Youssef Chahine

BEY || Jun. 18 2017

 
Dima Tannir  BEY ||  Sep. 3 2017

Dima Tannir

BEY || Sep. 3 2017

Reem Wazzan  DXB ||  Sep. 9 2017

Reem Wazzan

DXB || Sep. 9 2017

Hananah Ghibeh  DXB ||  Aug. 9 2017

Hananah Ghibeh

DXB || Aug. 9 2017

Joseph Farhat  NYC ||  Sep. 10 2017  MTL ||  Oct. 1 2017

Joseph Farhat

NYC || Sep. 10 2017
MTL || Oct. 1 2017

 
Yasmeen Hibrawi  DC ||  Sep. 17 2017

Yasmeen Hibrawi

DC || Sep. 17 2017

Mahdi Blaine  DC ||  Sep. 17 2017   DC ||  Sep. 30 2018   DC ||  Jun. 30 2019

Mahdi Blaine

DC || Sep. 17 2017
DC || Sep. 30 2018
DC || Jun. 30 2019

Dina Yunis  LON ||  Sep. 24 2017   BEY ||  May. 5 2018

Dina Yunis

LON || Sep. 24 2017
BEY || May. 5 2018

Perry Elashmawi  DXB ||  Oct. 14 2017

Perry Elashmawi

DXB || Oct. 14 2017

 
Ahmad Majid  DXB ||  Oct. 14 2017

Ahmad Majid

DXB || Oct. 14 2017

Micha Tobia  BEY ||  Oct. 15 2017

Micha Tobia

BEY || Oct. 15 2017

Dana Ballout  BEY ||  Oct. 15 2017

Dana Ballout

BEY || Oct. 15 2017

Zeina Boustani  DC ||  Oct. 22 2017

Zeina Boustani

DC || Oct. 22 2017

 
Danny Dubbaneh  DC ||  Oct. 22 2017   NYC ||  Apr. 29 2018

Danny Dubbaneh

DC || Oct. 22 2017
NYC || Apr. 29 2018

Dounia Kchiere  NYC ||  Oct. 29 2017

Dounia Kchiere

NYC || Oct. 29 2017

Camille Maitre  NYC ||  Oct. 29 2017

Camille Maitre

NYC || Oct. 29 2017

Ahmad Yamak  LON ||  Nov. 19 2017   LON ||  Dec. 9 2018

Ahmad Yamak

LON || Nov. 19 2017
LON || Dec. 9 2018

 
Nourhan Nassar  LON ||  Nov. 19 2017   LON ||  Dec. 9 2018   BEY ||  Feb. 2 2019

Nourhan Nassar

LON || Nov. 19 2017
LON || Dec. 9 2018
BEY || Feb. 2 2019

Zaid Edghaim  DXB ||  Nov. 25 2017

Zaid Edghaim

DXB || Nov. 25 2017

Rasha Dahrouj  DXB ||  Nov. 25 2017

Rasha Dahrouj

DXB || Nov. 25 2017

Dima Najib  LON ||  Dec. 17 2017

Dima Najib

LON || Dec. 17 2017

 
Zein Lozi  LON ||  Dec. 17 2017

Zein Lozi

LON || Dec. 17 2017

Ahmad Chit  DXB ||  Feb. 10 2018

Ahmad Chit

DXB || Feb. 10 2018

Bader ElSaad  BAH ||  Feb. 10 2018   BAH ||  Nov. 17 2018   DC ||  Jun. 30 2019

Bader ElSaad

BAH || Feb. 10 2018
BAH || Nov. 17 2018
DC || Jun. 30 2019

Nadia Muijrers  BAH ||  Feb. 10 2018

Nadia Muijrers

BAH || Feb. 10 2018

 
Maya Assaf  BEY ||  Feb. 11 2018

Maya Assaf

BEY || Feb. 11 2018

Nadine Hajjar  MTL ||  Feb. 18 2018

Nadine Hajjar

MTL || Feb. 18 2018

Dana El-Masri  MTL ||  Feb. 18 2018

Dana El-Masri

MTL || Feb. 18 2018

Mysa Kafil-Hussain  LON||  Mar. 4 2018

Mysa Kafil-Hussain

LON|| Mar. 4 2018

 
Aida Murad  DC ||  Mar. 4 2018

Aida Murad

DC || Mar. 4 2018

Nouf AlJahdami  DXB ||  Mar. 17 2018

Nouf AlJahdami

DXB || Mar. 17 2018

Rawan AlKhatib  DXB ||  Mar. 17 2018

Rawan AlKhatib

DXB || Mar. 17 2018

Hussam Abu-Libdeh  NYC ||  Apr. 1 2018

Hussam Abu-Libdeh

NYC || Apr. 1 2018

 
Aya Abdallah  NYC ||  Apr. 1 2018

Aya Abdallah

NYC || Apr. 1 2018

Madison Marks  DXB ||  Apr. 21 2018

Madison Marks

DXB || Apr. 21 2018

Dunia Bounader  DXB ||  Apr. 21 2018

Dunia Bounader

DXB || Apr. 21 2018

Yezen Sammaraiee  LON ||  Apr. 22 2018

Yezen Sammaraiee

LON || Apr. 22 2018

 
Mohammed Swileh  LON ||  Apr. 22 2018

Mohammed Swileh

LON || Apr. 22 2018

Maha Kamel  DC ||  Apr. 22 2018  DC ||  Jan. 27 2019

Maha Kamel

DC || Apr. 22 2018
DC || Jan. 27 2019

Nayla Rashid  DC ||  Apr. 22 2018

Nayla Rashid

DC || Apr. 22 2018

Latifa Al Khalifa  BAH ||  Apr. 28 2018

Latifa Al Khalifa

BAH || Apr. 28 2018

 
Danielle Drori  NYC ||  Apr. 29 2018

Danielle Drori

NYC || Apr. 29 2018

Steven Wilbur  BEY ||  May. 5 2018

Steven Wilbur

BEY || May. 5 2018

Anthony Aslou  DC ||  May. 20 2018

Anthony Aslou

DC || May. 20 2018

John Chadwell  DC ||  May. 20 2018

John Chadwell

DC || May. 20 2018

 
Iyyad Rayyan  DXB ||  May. 26 2018

Iyyad Rayyan

DXB || May. 26 2018

Annie Ningxin Li  DXB ||  May. 26 2018

Annie Ningxin Li

DXB || May. 26 2018

Feras Al-Saab  LON ||  Jul. 1 2018

Feras Al-Saab

LON || Jul. 1 2018

Sapan Maini Thompson  LON ||  Jul. 1 2018

Sapan Maini Thompson

LON || Jul. 1 2018

 
Johnny Dubbaneh  DC ||  Sep. 30 2018

Johnny Dubbaneh

DC || Sep. 30 2018

Nadim Maghzal  NYC ||  Sep. 30 2018

Nadim Maghzal

NYC || Sep. 30 2018

Suzan shedid  LON ||  Oct. 13 2018

Suzan shedid

LON || Oct. 13 2018

Farah Arakji  DXB ||  Nov. 3 2018

Farah Arakji

DXB || Nov. 3 2018

 
Mark Khoury  DXB ||  Nov. 3 2018

Mark Khoury

DXB || Nov. 3 2018

Basma Alloush  DC ||  Nov. 4 2018

Basma Alloush

DC || Nov. 4 2018

Shady Daoud  DC ||  Nov. 4 2018

Shady Daoud

DC || Nov. 4 2018

Sara Sibai  BEY ||  Nov. 11 2018

Sara Sibai

BEY || Nov. 11 2018

 
Vanessa Zuabi  BEY ||  Nov. 11 2018

Vanessa Zuabi

BEY || Nov. 11 2018

Rose Murad  BAH ||  Nov. 17 2018

Rose Murad

BAH || Nov. 17 2018

Razan Shaban  LON ||  Dec. 9 2018

Razan Shaban

LON || Dec. 9 2018

Esraa Alsabah  BAH ||  Dec. 15 2018

Esraa Alsabah

BAH || Dec. 15 2018

 
Mark Warman  BAH ||  Dec. 15 2018

Mark Warman

BAH || Dec. 15 2018

Tariq Ayass  DXB ||  Dec. 15 2018

Tariq Ayass

DXB || Dec. 15 2018

Julia Cincinatis  DXB ||  Dec. 15 2018

Julia Cincinatis

DXB || Dec. 15 2018

Abeer Seikaly  AMM ||  Jan. 20 2019

Abeer Seikaly

AMM || Jan. 20 2019

 
Sofia Farah  DC ||  Jan. 27 2019

Sofia Farah

DC || Jan. 27 2019

Mohamed Ben Driss Alami  DC ||  Feb. 2 2019

Mohamed Ben Driss Alami

DC || Feb. 2 2019

Alexandra Ivanova  DXB ||  Feb. 23 2019

Alexandra Ivanova

DXB || Feb. 23 2019

Eman Alsabah  BAH ||  Mar. 9 2019

Eman Alsabah

BAH || Mar. 9 2019

 
Shifaa Alsairafi  BAH ||  Mar. 9 2019

Shifaa Alsairafi

BAH || Mar. 9 2019

Abed Salam  DXB ||  Mar. 23 2019

Abed Salam

DXB || Mar. 23 2019

Lili Martinez  DXB ||  Mar. 23 2019

Lili Martinez

DXB || Mar. 23 2019

Mais Amad  DXB ||  Apr. 13 2019

Mais Amad

DXB || Apr. 13 2019

 
Ahmad Beyh  LON ||  Apr. 14 2019

Ahmad Beyh

LON || Apr. 14 2019

Deema Altaher  LON ||  Apr. 14 2019

Deema Altaher

LON || Apr. 14 2019

Julia Kassem  LON ||  Apr. 14 2019

Julia Kassem

LON || Apr. 14 2019

Abla Triki  DC ||  May. 26 2019

Abla Triki

DC || May. 26 2019

 
Dania Shafei  DC ||  May. 26 2019

Dania Shafei

DC || May. 26 2019

Monique Nasrallah  DC ||  Jun. 30 2019

Monique Nasrallah

DC || Jun. 30 2019

Ammar Zahida  LON ||  Aug. 17 2019

Ammar Zahida

LON || Aug. 17 2019

Usman Butt  LON ||  Aug. 17 2019

Usman Butt

LON || Aug. 17 2019