Abbas Adel

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Regrowing the spirit of the Arab spring

In the aftermath of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, Abbas Adel and his team were at the forefront of developing digital tools to help Egypt transform into a democratic society – yet with no success.
Four years later, Abbas talks about how to regrow the spirit of the Arab spring.
Abbas Adel is an award winning social entrepreneur from Egypt who is involved in various digital initiatives that evolved around the Arab Spring. Amongst others Abbas has founded the political transparency tools MorsiMeter.com and GlobalMeter.org, the anti-corruption initiative Zabatak.com and the MUFIX student community. As a senior software engineer Abbas has worked for several major telecom operators in Egypt, before moving to Spain and eventually to Münster in March 2014 for an international masters degree program.

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