Nora Abousteit is a “rare leader who can pull together technology, publishing, and fashion, and inspire people” (Fast Company). With a love for interaction and innovative technology, Nora reinvented an old sewing magazine into the DIY fashion community BurdaStyle.com, now an icon in the sewing community.
Nora started her career at German power-publisher Hubert Burda Media and is part of the founding team of the DLD (Digital Life Design) conference.
She has been invited to share her experience at Picnic, FOO (Friends of O’Reilly Media) East, Parsons School of Design, Stream, the World Economic Forum Media Summit, and NY Forum.
Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Wired, BusinessWeek, Women’s Wear Daily, and Fast Company.
Nora grew up in Germany, lives in Brooklyn, NY and holds a degree in Middle East Studies, Political Science, and Philosophy from the American University in Cairo.