A newly founded venture that strives to connect techies to progressive causes and local communities in need of their skills. Years before it was named, the people behind Motoon have been at the center of multiple overlapping communities of techies, activists, artists and citizen journalists. Today, through Motoon’s tech hub (Mushtarak) and other projects, they are set to interact with techies from varying backgrounds and interests to improve their technical skills, spread their knowledge far and find ways in which they can engage with society and support progressive causes through their skills.
Alaa Abd El Fattah is a pioneer of digital activism in the region. Through his ten years of work as both software developer and organizer he helped countless communities exploit the opportunities that ICTs and social media afford them in their quest for progressive change.
Manal Hassan is a FOSS enthusiast; her main interest is adapting and delivering technology to non-techies, and training them to use it on their own. She co-founded the Egyptian GNU/Linux Users Group (EGLUG) in 2004, the Arab Techies Collective in 2008 and Open Egypt in 2013...
Lina Attalah is the co-founder and chief editor of Mada Masr, a progressive and independent news website based in Cairo. She has a decade of reporting experience for such news outlets as Reuters, the Christian Science Monitor, the BBC and the Guardian...
Shady has been building websites since 1995. He's a FOSS enthusiast and a Drupal expert.
Khaled is a type designer, software developer, localizer, and an amateur artist. Khaled has been involved with the free software and open source communities for over a decade, localizing free software for Arabic, designing and producing libre type, and developing free software.
BA Holder, Business Administration with a successful career in the corporate sector and non-profit organizations in different functions.
Mohamed Ashraf is a Linux system administrator, he is a Gnu/Linux operating systems geek.
Ahmed is a web developer at Motoon, he is interested in the open source software development.
Outside the work you will find him traveling, learning a language or anythany new, hiking, running or swimming.
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