Amwaj Alzahrani was born and raised in a small coastal city called Al-Khobar, in the eastern province of Saudi Arabia. Her background is in graphic design, branding, and education. Amwaj had the chance to work with a passionate team in the E-Learning Deanship at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU) for three years, where the challenge was creating educational solutions to enhance the learning experience using technology and user centered approach. Last year she became an educator in The Design College at IAU. Amwaj believes that designers are able to create huge impactful solutions to their societies, and, at DSI, is curious to discover practical tools to drive social change and design for making people’s lives better.
“Kind”, is a platform that celebrates the art of people with Down Syndrome, fosters their talents, spreads hope and positivity among families, and shows the local Saudi community how awesome and creative people with Down Syndrome can be.