Rasha AlKady

In the realm where architectural dreams take flight, where creativity paints the world in vibrant hues, and where innovation carves its mark upon the skyline, emerges a luminary whose name echoes with elegance and inspiration—Rasha AlKady.

With a resplendent tapestry of 15 years in the international realm of design, Rasha AlKady has woven her creative genius into the fabric of the innovation and creative industries. Her journey commenced with a BSc Hons in Architecture from the renowned Faculty of Engineering at Cairo University, followed by an enlightening pursuit of an MSc in Sustainable Design of Built Environment from the prestigious British University of Dubai in London.

Dubai became her canvas as she joined the Engineering Office of HH Shk. Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, where her visionary spirit breathed life into illustrious royal projects. The world beckoned, and Rasha’s quest for excellence led her to embrace the realm of A-class Worldwide Consultancy, leaving her mark at distinguished international offices such as dwp, KCA International, and Hirsch-Bedner Associates in Dubai.

In 2016, Rasha AlKady embarked upon a courageous odyssey, birthing her own design sanctuary, Studio KAD-Dubai—a testament to her unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of creativity and innovation. Within these hallowed walls, imagination dances with architectural brilliance, giving rise to transformative spaces that captivate hearts and minds.

The world acclaimed her ingenuity, as she was adorned with the prestigious A’ Design Award in 2017, a testament to her exceptional prowess in Interior Design—an accolade bestowed by the revered OMC Design Studios in Milan, Italy. The Arabian Property Awards and International Property Awards followed suit, honoring Rasha’s remarkable talent and devotion to her craft in 2016 and 2017, amidst the vibrant tapestry of London’s bustling metropolis.

Rasha AlKady’s commitment to crafting a sustainable future shines brightly through her certification as a LEED AP Interior Design + Construction by the revered USGBC. Armed with this profound knowledge, she bestows upon the world commercial interiors and tenant spaces that serve as sanctuaries of well-being, productivity, and environmental harmony.

In the year 2020, the world stood in awe as Rasha AlKady etched her name into the annals of history, becoming the first Arab Designer and Architect to be honored by the prestigious She is Arab platform—a testament to her unwavering dedication and a beacon of inspiration for accomplished Arab women and thought leaders across the globe.

But her brilliance extends beyond the realm of design. As a strategic thinker and master planner, Rasha played a pivotal role in shaping the grandeur of Expo 2020 Dubai, infusing it with a touch of her visionary spirit. Her unwavering dedication to fostering creativity and innovation led her to launch the inaugural edition of Cairo Design Week—an event that serves as a testament to her indomitable spirit and her commitment to showcasing the transformative power of design.

The world of museums became her canvas, as Rasha AlKady assumed the mantle of the first Creative Director and Principal Curator of the awe-inspiring Grand Egyptian Museum from 2020 to 2022. Her visionary collaboration with UNESCO breathed life into the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, transforming the exhibit experience into a captivating act of wonder for the year 2023.

Today, Rasha stands tall as the Chief Curator of Development and Sustainable Preservation at the esteemed Factum Foundation in Madrid, Spain—a sanctuary where art, technology, and heritage converge to create a harmonious symphony of preservation and innovation.

Guided by an unwavering commitment to shaping a brighter future, Rasha AlKady leads the Tourism Development committee at the esteemed New Republic organization of Egypt and the Egyptian Junior Business Association, forging a path that celebrates the transformative power of creativity and its profound impact on society.

In a world thirsting for ingenuity, Rasha AlKady is a beacon of inspiration—a visionary luminary whose artistic brilliance and innovative spirit continue to shape the very essence of our existence. Her name is etched upon the pillars of creativity, elegance, and boundless inspiration, reminding us all of the extraordinary power that lies within the human spirit.

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