Public Speaking

My Availability

I’m available internationally for public speaking engagements at conferences, seminars and hackathons, especially those that deal with:

  • Creativity & creative problem solving
  • Pitching
  • Startups and tech, especially educational technology (edtech)
  • Refugee related technology and crisis relief

I am also happy to moderate panels on any of these topics, and judge hackathons and pitching competitions. Here’s a summary of my experience:


April 2018

April 1, 2018

Guest Speaker

Scaling up: Humanitarian Tech & Innovation in MENA

  British Council MENA staff engagement forum, Dead Sea, Jordan

April 2018

April 1, 2018

Judge/ speaker/ mentor

Humanitarian Hackathon

  ReDI School of Digital Integration, Berlin

February 2018

February 1, 2018

Speaker and panelist

No Lost Generation Summit

  Amman, Jordan

November 2017

November 1, 2017


Trivago hackathon

  Düsseldorf, Germany

October 2017

October 1, 2017


Techfugees Global Summit


October 2017

October 1, 2017


Technologies as social innovations supporting integration of persons in disadvantaged position

  Integration Forum, Kosice, Slovakia

March 2017

March 1, 2017

Speaker and panel moderator

Conflict, Security & Development Conference

  Kings College London

December 2016

December 1, 2016

Challenge Presentation

TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon


December 2016

December 1, 2016

Interview on BBC Click

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November 2016

November 1, 2016


In partnership with Schibsted &

  Oslo hackathon

May 2016

May 1, 2016

Newcomer business bootcamp

  Arctic 15, Helsinki