We are happy to reveal the first speaker joining us on stage during Golden Drum on 23 September 2022. Ghada Wali, Founder and Creative Director of Wali’s Studio from Egypt and our Young Drummers Competition President will share her inspiring ideas and insights.
Ghada Wali, the multiple-award-winning designer, believes that graphic design can change the world. Her designs have been featured in art exhibits, articles, and various platforms around the world. Ghada gained her professional experience working for MI7 Cairo, Fortune Promoseven, and J. Walter Thompson, as well as teaching Graphic Design in both the German & American Universities in Cairo.
She is the youngest female TED Global Speaker representing the MENA region, the first Arab designer to speak at the UNESCO headquarters, and the first Egyptian woman ever to appear on Forbes Europe's List. She was also selected within the top 50 most influential women in Egypt.