Cultural Consultant with a decade's experience in global project management, cultural programme development and expertize in the music and non-profit sector. I have spent the last decade working in the music, social change and cultural industry and am also a DJ and Sound Curator with 15 years experience as a Hip Hop artivist. I have consulted for MTV, UNESCO, International Music Council, Music Freedom Day, Roskilde Festival, Danish Center for Culture & Development, Paris-New York Festival, OGOJII Magazine etc. Since 2010 I have worked across the Middle East and North Africa as the Program Officer for the MENA Region for non-profit organization Turning Tables (http://turningtables.org/). I am also the co-founder of Jordan’s first Urban Arts festival 'The Word Is Yours' and an external lecturer at Copenhagen University MA elective Global Urban Studies. Some of my key activities include project management, strategy development, creative direction and fundraising for non-profit and culture and arts. I also offer expertise on social change through human-rights based culture, arts and music as well as non-profit consulting on youth inclusion and empowerment in developing countries through urban arts and music. I Do: - Organizational development, cultural branding and concept creation. - Strategy, fundraising & Ambassadorship. - Event Production. - Global cultural advocacy and peace-building through culture. - Artivism (Art & Activism) expertise and complex cultural exchange. I am: - Great at consulting for clients and bringing their vision forward. - Good at spotting trends and what moves people. - Used to creating authentic campaigns/events. - Awesome at creating memorable cultural events. - Passionate about storytelling through multiple media types, both visual and written.
Founder & Director of Future Female Sounds, a non-profit empowering girls through sound and action.
Leading a partnership for Roskilde Festival’s Equality theme; focused on women’s rights to access culture, greater gender equality in the music industry and for the protection of artistic freedom of expression for women musicians globally.
Co-produced first podcast on the conditions of women artists in Saudi Arabia: http://freemuse.org/archives/13738
Global Coordinator for Music Freedom Day, a global annual advocacy event highlighting the right’s for musicians as a united manifestation to support persecuted,prosecuted and imprisoned musicians, I increased global participation by 83, 000 people participating online and managed events, festivals, film screenings in 20+ countries across Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East and North America.
Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies