About Me — Noran Azmy

Awesome to meet you.

Noran Azmy
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I used to wear a hijab. I don’t anymore, but it’s something I love and a huge part of who I am.

I’m Noran. I write on things I care about, from learning and personal development to politics and social issues. I work as a software engineer at Google, though all opinions I share online are entirely my own.

Two truths and a lie

  1. I was featured in a story in Reader’s Digest Australia, and I’ve never been to Australia.
  2. I climbed three mountain ranges on three different continents.
  3. I have a form of synesthesia which makes me see color when I hear certain words.

Take a guess at which one is the lie, then read on to find out.

I studied: computer engineering in my home town of Cairo, Egypt, followed by two Masters degrees in Austria and Germany. I completed my PhD in Germany in 2016 in the field of Automated Reasoning, which is basically about making computers think.

I live: in London since 2016, where I’m working as a software engineer.

I believe in: Islam, socialism, social justice.

I love: reading, writing, science (especially astrophysics), 90’s hip hop, languages, art and design, piano, long…

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Noran Azmy
About Me Stories

A software engineer who enjoys writing on a variety of topics, including personal development, productivity, learning, books, politics, and social issues.