Maria is the co-founder of Maison Pyramide, a house of fashion strategists based in Cairo operating globally. María handles the operations side of the Maison: everything from positioning and brand identity to marketing and PR.
Maria graduated from the University of Sevilla with a Bachelor of Arts in Oriental Studies, later pursuing a Master’s in Middle Eastern Studies at the American University in Cairo. Maria co-founded two NGOs fighting for gender equality in Egypt before treading into the waters of fashion.
She went on to co-found Slickr, the first social shopping platform for fashion in the region. Over the past seven years, Maria has established herself in the Egyptian marketing and PR spheres: she’s behind some of the most successful marketing campaigns by any start-up in the MENA region.