Mahmoud is a civic activist and tech enthusiast who has extensive experience in community mobilization and tech-enabled interventions. He currently serves as the Participatory Design Lead at Build Up, where he is responsible for leading the design process of innovations and technology-enabled products and processes. He delivers training on innovation, human-centered design, and participatory media, and has worked with various organizations/entities across several countries.
As a trainer, Mahmoud believes in the power of participatory methodologies to foster inclusive processes that engage all stakeholders. His approach to training emphasizes the development of skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate participatory methodologies. His training sessions are designed to be interactive, engaging, and focused on practical application, allowing participants to develop the confidence and abilities needed to lead inclusive processes themselves.