Founding Chair of ASDA & IAD President
Dalia Sadany is an award-winning Egyptian architect and interior designer with extensive background and experience in Design-Build turnkey solutions. Sadany started her multidisciplinary design studio in 2006, winning 12 awards in 9 various fields of design in a span of 4 years, from interior design, arts and crafts and furniture to urban, landscaping and building structures. She specializes in Corporate Design with projects in Egypt and the Middle East.
In 2014, Sadany was elected President of the International Association of Designers (IAD) in Italy. She was the first female and Middle Eastern to be elected for this position. A year later she established ASDA Sustainable Development Association (ASDA), Egypt’s first nonprofit design hub, responsible for developing several cultural initiatives like Cairo Design Biennale, Future of Young Egyptians (FYE), Face of Egypt, and Egypt Educational Design Initiative.