Sherif Osman

Sherif is a program lead and program designer at the D-School. He is responsible for the design and re-design of the d-school program offers, as well as leading the Global Design Thinking Workshop format. He has a passion for learning design and education and, during his career, has worked in many different modalities of instruction. Before joining the D-School, Sherif taught creative thinking, design thinking, and game thinking at the American University in Cairo (AUC). At AUC, he also worked as a faculty developer at the university’s Center for Learning and Teaching, where he designed, consulted on, and delivered several courses, workshops, online courses, and MOOCs. He also designed and managed a professional development program for teaching assistants and graduate students. Prior to that, he worked as a high school teacher and network support analyst. Over the past few years, he co-founded a startup for educational and innovation design and another focused on educational technology.
Sherif graduated with a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Liverpool in 2007. He completed a Post Graduate Certificate of Education in 2010 from Liverpool Hope University and his MA Education at the same institution by 2012 — his research interest focuses on Learning Experience Design, Game Thinking, Creative Pedagogies, and Design Thinking.