- Shereen El-Feki
- Inaugural fellow, American University in Cairo
- Speaking at TEDGlobal 2009
- July 2009
Pop culture in the Arab world: At TEDGlobal University, Shereen El Feki shows how some Arab cultures are borrowing trademarks of Western pop culture -- music videos, comics, even Barbie -- and adding a culturally appropriate twist. The hybridized media shows how two civilizations, rather than dividing, can dovetail.