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December 2022 - Present

Strategy Consultant for the Ministry of Culture and Youth, UAE


Design Curator at Dukkan421 at 421, Abu Dhabi

September 2019 – December 2021

January 2019 - Present

Founder & Coordinator of DESIS-LAB Beirut

October 2018 – April 2019

Chief Advisor at Fantasmeem

January 2014 – March 2015

Operations and Production Manager at Beirut Art Center

January 2013 – Present

Founder & Creative Director at Ghassan Salameh Studio

Public Programs

Public Programs

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November 12, 2020

Dxbdw2020 Talk; "Are Design Thinking methodologies, reshaping policy making in the urban realm?"

November 11, 2020

Dxbdw2020 Talk; "Anticipating solutions for future problems with Speculative and Critical design approaches"

November 15, 2019

Panelist at Downtown Design Forum, “Design economies in the Middle East”

May 24, 2019

MasterClass at IED design festival, "How to establish an independent practice in design and not die trying"

April 12, 2019

Panelist at IED - Milano, "Strong Foundations for Multidisciplinary careers in Design"

February 5, 2019

Panelist at Fantasmeem Focus “Design in Times of Crisis”

 April 22 -28, 2018

Participant at TRACING BAUHAUS Study Tour at the Weissensee School for the Arts in Berlin, the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in Saxony-Anhalt, and the Weissenhofsiedlung in the city of Stuttgart.

June 26, 2018

Moderator at Beirut design week 2018, "The business of Design, Design of Business"

July 19, 2018

Guest Speaker at The Urbanist Podcast, MONOCLE radio show


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Under Design Lebanon Research Exhibition

Design & Crafts Ecosystem Infographic, research synthesis and dedicated research panels for each stakeholder.

Madar Design Research Exhibition Infographics

Infographics based on data collected from various studies detailing the state of the creative industries in the MENA region.

Short Report on the Making Industry

in the UAE

Produced a report on the current state of the local making industry, identifying challenges and opportunities for establishing a sustainable industry.

The report’s findings followed design thinking activities with up to twenty UAE based designers and creative industry experts.

Views on design industry Lebanon Article commissioned by Goethe Institute-Libanon

Wrote an opinion paper on the current state of the design industry in Lebanon as part of Fantasmeem Findings program

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