Azza Fahmy is the Chairman and Technical Director of Azza Fahmy Jewelry. She holds an honorary doctorate from the American University in Cairo in recognition of her work.
After starting her career 50 years ago, she has become one of the most highly regarded designers in the Arab world.
Through her passionate artistic research in the arts of traditional handicrafts and her constant quest to preserve them, Azza works to present indigenous designs from the East to the world.
Azza is considered one of the most influential women in Egyptian society and has represented her country as a cultural ambassador. She and her two daughters, Fatima and Amina, were chosen among the top five female entrepreneurs in the Arab region by Forbes Middle East magazine.