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Dr. Anwar F. A. Dafa-Alla


PhD MSc B.Eng

Location: Doha, قطر


Anwar Fatihelrahman Ahmed Dafa-Alla has received his PhD in Computer Science in 2010 from Chungbuk National University in South Korea where he first joined the TED/TEDx community. He has volunteerily translated more than 1550 TEDTalks into Arabic and serves as Arabic language coordinator at TED conferences. Anwar has introduced TEDx to Sudan in 2011. Ever since, he has organized more than 15 TEDx events  including TEDxKhartoum, TEDxYouth@Khartoum and TEDxOmdurman. Putting more than 50 Sudanese speakers on the global stage. He gave a TEDTalk at TEDGlobal 2012. He spoke at different TEDx events around the world in Seoul, Amsterdam, Berlin, Washington DC, Boston and Jeddah. Anwar has represented the TED translators and TEDx Organizers in the interview by Charlie Rose in New York for TED 60 Minutes “On 60 Minutes, the impact of TED Talks”. He is a restless, a multi-potentialite and a huge lover to Sudan. He currently organizes TEDxAlSadd in Doha, where he lives and works at City College as a head of Computing department.
Computer Engineer (B.eng)
MSc Computer Science
PhD Computer Science

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