Assil Diab

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Sudanese visual artist, designer, and graffiti artist based in Qatar

Assil Diab is a visual artist, graphics designer, and graffiti artist based in Doha, Qatar. She is the first female graffiti artist emerging from Qatar and Sudan and has been a two-time TEDx speaker. Assil graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphics Design with several fashion design courses. She also holds a Diploma in Digital Marketing and a Diploma in Advanced Social Media Marketing & Online Reputation Management. Her most prominent street artwork was following the Sudanese revolution in 2018 when she painted approximately 40 martyrs on the exterior walls of their homes around Sudan. In 2019, she was granted a dissemination award from UNESCO and i4policy for her street art campaign on the coronavirus pandemic. In 2021, she was awarded the 10 Under 10 Award from Virginia Commonwealth University for her noteworthy and distinctive achievements.