WP2 Engagement Leader, Edgeryders
Nadia is a user experience (UX) designer and engineer with a solid experience in designing and delivering engaging participatory experiences on- and offline. Specializing as a policy advisor for new forms of democratic participation. A regular speaker at international conferences with strong social media presence, a bridge person between activist networks of marginalised groups, artists, civil society, business, media and government. Named Minister of Labour in a “dream government of New Thinkers” imagined for Sweden by the leading financial newspaper in Scandinavia. Prior to Edgeryders, Nadia held senior roles as creative director and planner. Designs and runs university courses on design for demographic and social change. A polyglot and global citizen with roots in Africa, Asia, and Europe.
- El-Imam, N. (2013) ‘Split Visions of the Present and the Future’, Development, 56(4), 547-548
- El-Imam, N.(2013) ‘Social Innovation is the new democratic participation’ in Abrahamsson, K. and Beser, N. (eds) The Baltic Edge: Reflections on Youth, Work and Innovation in the Baltic Sea Region. Global Utmaning, 108-116
- El-Imam, N. (2013) The Edgeryders Guide to the Future: A Handbook for Policymakers and Managers of Policy-Oriented Online Communities. Council of Europe Publishing.
- El-Imam, N. (2013) ‘Designing for Transcendence: the Interface as a Vehicle for Traveling between Selves’, Master’s Thesis in Human Computer Interaction, School of Media Technology, Royal Institute of Technology