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  LON ||  Aug. 20 2017  BAH ||  Dec. 2 2017

Mikey Muhanna

NYC || Sept. 28 2014
NYC || Nov. 22 2015
DXB || Oct. 7 2016
LON || Aug. 20 2017
BAH || Dec. 2 2017

  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

Rami Abou Khalil

NYC || Nov. 23 2014
NYC || Feb. 28 2016
NYC || Feb. 12 2017

  Ammar Shallal   NYC ||  Jan. 25 2015   

Ammar Shallal

NYC || Jan. 25 2015
 

  Jawaher Sudairy   NYC ||  Apr. 12 2015   

Jawaher Sudairy

NYC || Apr. 12 2015
 

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

Noor Lozi

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

  Leila Moukhiber   NYC ||  Mar. 27 2016

Leila Moukhiber

NYC || Mar. 27 2016

 Omar Abboud  NYC ||  Apr. 24 2016

Omar Abboud

NYC || Apr. 24 2016

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

Mark Balahadia

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

 Yazan Kopty  NYC ||  Nov. 20 2016  LON ||  Sep. 24 2017  DC    ||  Dec. 10 2017

Yazan Kopty

NYC || Nov. 20 2016
LON || Sep. 24 2017
DC    || Dec. 10 2017

 Susu Habayeb  DC ||  Sept. 25  2016  DC ||  Dec. 10 2017

Susu Habayeb

DC || Sept. 25  2016
DC || Dec. 10 2017

 Nadine Kopty  DXB ||  Oct. 7 2016

Nadine Kopty

DXB || Oct. 7 2016

 Eva Kurban  DC ||  Jan. 29 2017   

Eva Kurban

DC || Jan. 29 2017
 

 May Wazzan  DXB ||  Feb. 4 2017

May Wazzan

DXB || Feb. 4 2017

 Nadim Damluji  NYC ||  Mar. 12 2017

Nadim Damluji

NYC || Mar. 12 2017

 Bilal Ghalib  BEY ||  Mar. 26 2017   

Bilal Ghalib

BEY || Mar. 26 2017
 

 Jesse Marion Bowly  NYC ||  Apr. 16 2017

Jesse Marion Bowly

NYC || Apr. 16 2017

 Rhana Natour  DC ||  May. 7 2017                                                                               

Rhana Natour

DC || May. 7 2017                                                                              

 Yehia Chawky  DC ||  Jun. 4 2017

Yehia Chawky

DC || Jun. 4 2017

 Dima Tannir  BEY ||  Sep. 3 2017   

Dima Tannir

BEY || Sep. 3 2017
 

 Yasmeen Hibrawi  DC ||  Sep. 17 2017                                                                          

Yasmeen Hibrawi

DC || Sep. 17 2017                                                                         

 Ahmad Majid  DXB ||  Oct. 14 2017

Ahmad Majid

DXB || Oct. 14 2017

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

Danny Dubbaneh

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

 Nourhan Nassar  LON ||  Nov. 19 2017

Nourhan Nassar

LON || Nov. 19 2017

 Zein Lozi  LON ||  Dec. 17 2017

Zein Lozi

LON || Dec. 17 2017

 Maya Assaf  BEY ||  Feb. 11 2018

Maya Assaf

BEY || Feb. 11 2018

 Aida Murad  DC ||  Mar. 4 2018

Aida Murad

DC || Mar. 4 2018

 Aya Abdallah  NYC ||  Apr. 1 2018

Aya Abdallah

NYC || Apr. 1 2018

 Mohammed Swileh  LON ||  Apr. 22 2018

Mohammed Swileh

LON || Apr. 22 2018

 Danielle Drori  NYC ||  Apr. 29 2018

Danielle Drori

NYC || Apr. 29 2018

 Iyyad Rayyan  DXB ||  May. 26 2018

Iyyad Rayyan

DXB || May. 26 2018

  Tara Shallal   NYC ||  Jan.25 2015   

Tara Shallal

NYC || Jan.25 2015
 

  Omar Shams   NYC ||  M  ay. 17 2015   

Omar Shams

NYC || May. 17 2015
 

  Fady Atallah   NYC ||  Jan. 17 2016   

Fady Atallah

NYC || Jan. 17 2016
 

  Nour Chamoun   NYC ||  Mar. 27 2016

Nour Chamoun

NYC || Mar. 27 2016

 Alissa El Assaad  NYC ||  Jun. 12 2016

Alissa El Assaad

NYC || Jun. 12 2016

 Todd Fine  NYC ||  Aug  . 28 2016   

Todd Fine

NYC || Aug. 28 2016
 

 Denise Maroney  NYC ||  Nov. 20 2016    

Denise Maroney

NYC || Nov. 20 2016

 

 Serena Habayeb  DC ||  Sept. 25 2016   

Serena Habayeb

DC || Sept. 25 2016
 

 Laila Mokdad  DXB ||  Dec. 3 2016

Laila Mokdad

DXB || Dec. 3 2016

 Sarah Benrazek  DC ||  Jan. 29 2017   

Sarah Benrazek

DC || Jan. 29 2017
 

 Gabriella Romanos  NYC ||  Feb. 12 2017

Gabriella Romanos

NYC || Feb. 12 2017

 Rania Dalloul  NYC ||  Mar. 12 2017

Rania Dalloul

NYC || Mar. 12 2017

 Roua Bizri  BEY ||  Mar. 26 2017   

Roua Bizri

BEY || Mar. 26 2017
 

 Farrah Berrou  BEY ||  Apr. 23 2017

Farrah Berrou

BEY || Apr. 23 2017

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

Tarik Chelali

DXB || May. 20 2017                                                      BAH || Apr. 28 2018                 

 Ibrahim Cotran  NYC ||  Jun. 11 2017

Ibrahim Cotran

NYC || Jun. 11 2017

 Reem Wazzan  DXB ||  Sep. 9 2017   

Reem Wazzan

DXB || Sep. 9 2017
 

 Mahdi Blaine  DC ||  Sep. 17 2017                                                                       

Mahdi Blaine

DC || Sep. 17 2017                                                                      

 Micha Tobia  BEY ||  Oct. 15 2017

Micha Tobia

BEY || Oct. 15 2017

 Dounia Kchiere  NYC ||  Oct. 29 2017                                                                                   

Dounia Kchiere

NYC || Oct. 29 2017                                                                                  

 Zaid Edghaim  DXB ||  Nov. 25 2017

Zaid Edghaim

DXB || Nov. 25 2017

 Ahmad Chit  DXB ||  Feb. 10 2018

Ahmad Chit

DXB || Feb. 10 2018

 Nadine Hajjar  MTL ||  Feb. 18 2018

Nadine Hajjar

MTL || Feb. 18 2018

 Nouf AlJahdami       DXB ||  Mar. 17 2018                                                       

Nouf AlJahdami     

DXB || Mar. 17 2018                                                      

 Madison Marks  DXB ||  Apr. 21 2018

Madison Marks

DXB || Apr. 21 2018

 Maha Kamel  DC ||  Apr. 22 2018

Maha Kamel

DC || Apr. 22 2018

 Steven Wilbur  BEY ||  May.5 2018

Steven Wilbur

BEY || May.5 2018

 Annie Ningxin Li  DXB ||  May. 26 2018

Annie Ningxin Li

DXB || May. 26 2018

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

Dina Mahmoud

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

  Dina Shihabi   NYC ||  May. 17 2015   

Dina Shihabi

NYC || May. 17 2015
 

  Dina Masri   NYC ||  Jan. 17 2016   

Dina Masri

NYC || Jan. 17 2016
 

  Hoda Adra   MTL ||  Apr. 24 2016

Hoda Adra

MTL || Apr. 24 2016

 Tania El Alam  NYC ||  Jun. 12 2016

Tania El Alam

NYC || Jun. 12 2016

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

Kareem Salman

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

 Eric Elton  DC ||  Aug. 14 2016    

Eric Elton

DC || Aug. 14 2016

 

 Nour Tabet  DC ||  Oct. 6 2016   

Nour Tabet

DC || Oct. 6 2016
 

 Lamia Charlebois  MTL ||  Jan. 15 2017

Lamia Charlebois

MTL || Jan. 15 2017

 Dima Boulad  BEY ||  Jan. 29 2017   

Dima Boulad

BEY || Jan. 29 2017
 

 Khaled Malas  DXB ||  Mar. 11 2017

Khaled Malas

DXB || Mar. 11 2017

 Antonio Tahhan  DC ||  Mar. 19 2017

Antonio Tahhan

DC || Mar. 19 2017

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

Moayed Almoayed

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

 Nabila Rahal  BEY ||  Apr. 23 2017

Nabila Rahal

BEY || Apr. 23 2017

 Yasmine Saab  DXB ||   May. 20 2018                                                       

Yasmine Saab

DXB ||  May. 20 2018                                                      

 Muriel Kahwaji  BEY ||  Jun. 18 2017

Muriel Kahwaji

BEY || Jun. 18 2017

 Hananah Ghibeh  DXB ||  Aug. 9 2017   

Hananah Ghibeh

DXB || Aug. 9 2017
 

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

Dina Yunis

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

 Dana Ballout  BEY ||  Oct. 15 2017

Dana Ballout

BEY || Oct. 15 2017

 Camille Maitre  NYC ||  Oct. 29 2017                                                             

Camille Maitre

NYC || Oct. 29 2017                                                            

 Rasha Dahrouj  DXB ||  Nov. 25 2017

Rasha Dahrouj

DXB || Nov. 25 2017

 Bader ElSaad  BAH ||  Feb. 10 2018

Bader ElSaad

BAH || Feb. 10 2018

 Dana El-Masri  MTL ||  Feb. 18 2018

Dana El-Masri

MTL || Feb. 18 2018

 Rawan AlKhatib  DXB ||  Mar. 17 2018      

Rawan AlKhatib

DXB || Mar. 17 2018     

 Dunia Bounader  DXB ||  Apr. 21 2018

Dunia Bounader

DXB || Apr. 21 2018

 Nayla Rashid  DC ||  Apr. 22 2018

Nayla Rashid

DC || Apr. 22 2018

 Anthony Aslou  DC ||  May. 20 2018

Anthony Aslou

DC || May. 20 2018

  Adam Hadi   NYC ||  Apr. 12 2015   

Adam Hadi

NYC || Apr. 12 2015
 

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

Haya Shaath

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

  Tala Mansi   NYC ||  Feb. 28 2016   

Tala Mansi

NYC || Feb. 28 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

 Hadi ElDebek  NYC ||  Oct. 2 2016   

Hadi ElDebek

NYC || Oct. 2 2016
 

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

Yousra Fazili

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

 Saad Zaatari  DC ||  Oct. 6 2016   

Saad Zaatari

DC || Oct. 6 2016
 

 Mahdi Benmoussa  MTL ||  Jan. 15 2017

Mahdi Benmoussa

MTL || Jan. 15 2017

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

Mazen Jomaa

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

 Nourah Almaiman  DXB ||  Mar. 11 2017

Nourah Almaiman

DXB || Mar. 11 2017

 Dima El-Charif  DC ||  Mar. 19 2017

Dima El-Charif

DC || Mar. 19 2017

 Serena Touma  DXB ||  Apr. 15 2017   

Serena Touma

DXB || Apr. 15 2017
 

 Jodutt Basrawi  DC ||  May. 7 2017

Jodutt Basrawi

DC || May. 7 2017

 Sara Salman  DC ||   Jun. 4 2017                                                                                    

Sara Salman

DC ||  Jun. 4 2017                                                                                   

 Youssef Chahine  BEY ||  Jun. 18 2017

Youssef Chahine

BEY || Jun. 18 2017

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

Joseph Farhat

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

 Perry Elashmawi  DXB ||  Oct. 14 2017                                                                                

Perry Elashmawi

DXB || Oct. 14 2017                                                                               

 Zeina Boustani  DC ||  Oct. 22 2017

Zeina Boustani

DC || Oct. 22 2017

 Ahmad Yamak  LON ||  Nov. 19 2017                                                                

Ahmad Yamak

LON || Nov. 19 2017                                                               

 Dima Najib  LON ||  Dec. 17 2017

Dima Najib

LON || Dec. 17 2017

 Nadia Muijrers  BAH ||  Feb. 10 2018

Nadia Muijrers

BAH || Feb. 10 2018

 Mysa Kafil-Hussain  LON||  Mar. 4 2018

Mysa Kafil-Hussain

LON|| Mar. 4 2018

 Hussam Abu-Libdeh  NYC ||  Apr. 1 2018

Hussam Abu-Libdeh

NYC || Apr. 1 2018

 Yezen Sammaraiee  LON ||  Apr. 22 2018

Yezen Sammaraiee

LON || Apr. 22 2018

 Latifa Al Khalifa  BAH ||  Apr. 28 2018

Latifa Al Khalifa

BAH || Apr. 28 2018

 John Chadwell  DC ||  May.20 2018

John Chadwell

DC || May.20 2018