Danah Abdulla is a lecturer on the BA (Hons) Design Management and Cultures course at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts London. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Design at Goldsmiths, University of London, and she is also the founder, creative director and editor of Kalimat Magazine. Her research interests include design education, global design cultures, and social design. More specifically, her research examines the possibility of a locally-centric design education curricula in Amman, Jordan. She obtained an MA in Social Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art (2012) in Baltimore, Maryland, and a BA (Honours) in Communications from the University of Ottawa (2008), in Ottawa, Ontario.