About Lyra


coach, trainer & uni lecturer
translator (science papers, films and other media)
writer & cartoonist
mom & partner
amateur astronomer


Arabic, English, French, German

Areas of Expertise

Inspiring creativity, happiness & freedom of thought.

An idea worth spreading

...anything you've got or can do to make your community a better place.

Sometimes we need reminding of the obvious...

...one small thing each day is often more effective than one big thing once!

I'm passionate about

spreading inspiring ideas, bringing people together, facilitating personal empowerment,

democratic & open society, education, freedom of expression and...


Talk to me about

Spreading TED in Germany...

People don't know I'm good at

The things I love doing...