What are you happiest doing when you’re not working?
Working out and going to Zumba classes keeps me energized. I love to spend time with my family. Every now and then I also like baking desserts.
Where did you grow up?
Near the Great Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt.
Who or what inspired(s) you to pursue your profession?
Growing up I was close to my Grandfather who was an Electrical Engineer. I used to be his partner in fixing stuff around the house, I loved working with my hands. I also spent many hours playing with Lego. It was clear Architecture School was the next step for me.
I learned a lot from my university professors, the biggest lesson I learned in school is that my work affects people’s everyday lives. A few line strokes on paper can be a big part of someone’s life story.
What Three words best describe you?
Ambitious – Passionate – Adventurous (Except when it comes to food).
What is a fun fact about you?
I am scared of cats and yet I live with one.
Who is your hero and why?
My mother. She is a successful Bio scientist and a wonderful mom.
What are some small things that make you happy?
My daughter’s hug brings joy to my heart.
What is on your bucket list?
Competing in a triathlon and climbing Everest.