Social Designer and Researcher
Sarah Fathallah is a Moroccan social designer and researcher, who specializes in applying participatory and human-centered design to local and global development. She has worked on projects of all sizes with non-profits, governments, and social enterprises, on topics ranging from civil and human rights, to healthcare and education, financial inclusion and consumer protection, and media development. Her clients have included the World Bank, the International Rescue Committee, Open Society Foundations, and Population Services International, to name a few. Her design work has been honored by the Core77 Design Awards, the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), ONE Prize, and the GSMA mWomen Design Challenge.
In her spare time, you will find Sarah volunteering as a teacher, a translator, or a crisis mapper. Most recently, she co-founded Design Gigs for Good, a job board listing opportunities at the intersection of design and social impact. Sarah is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris, where she studied International Business and Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Affairs. She also studied design innovation at the Paris Est d.school, User Experience design at General Assembly, and participatory design at MIT.