Evening Event at the NLG Tech Summit: A Showcase of Young Creatives

June 25 | 17:30-20:00

Marriott Hotel in Amman, Jordan

The goal of the two-day NLG Tech Summit 2019 is to highlight tech-enabled solutions and meaningful opportunities for learning and earning for youth in the MENA region, including creative pathways such as music, design, storytelling, and film. Continuing with the theme of Learn-to-Earn, day one of the Summit concludes with an evening event on June 25th featuring young creatives from across the MENA region. We’ll hear from musicians, writers, photographers, visual artists, poets, and designers. They’ll showcase their work and share how they’re connecting learning to earning in creative fields. Don’t miss this opportunity to get inspired and learn about the young creatives, and how you can support creative pathways for youth in the region.

Meet the Artists

Watch this space for new artists weekly.

Sara Allan  Visual artist

Sara Allan
Visual artist

Laith Abu Taleb  Artist and entrepreneur

Laith Abu Taleb
Artist and entrepreneur

Yousef Al-Hariri  Photographer

Yousef Al-Hariri

Mohammed Eid  Oud player

Mohammed Eid
Oud player

Khadija Hamouchi  Inventor and entrepreneur

Khadija Hamouchi
Inventor and entrepreneur

Emna Trabelsi  DJ

Emna Trabelsi

Lina Abojaradeh  Artist and activist

Lina Abojaradeh
Artist and activist

Nuria Hijazi  Designer

Nuria Hijazi


Darek Mazzone
Creative Director and Show Emcee

Darek Mazzone is a producer, DJ, filmmaker and activist. He is the Producer and Host of the highly regarded World Radio Music Program, “Wo Pop.” For the past 19 years, “Wo Pop” has been the driving force toward engaging audiences through modern global music and currently airs every Tuesday night on 90.3 KEXP and online at KEXP.org.