Qazi Fazli Azeem

Qazi is a Fulbright Scholar from Pakistan, here in the US for his MFA in Dynamic Media Design at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. This is his first time in the US and 3rd month here. He was part of the team that put together the first TEDx event in Pakistan, TedxKarachi, back in 2010. He hopes to become one of the main organizers of his own TEDx events, particularly at local universities where he teaches artists and designers back in Pakistan. His students are actively involved in the management team of TedxKarachi 2012.

Before coming here to the US, he was a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Communication Design, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in Pakistan. He was also Honorary Director of Community Services at the Rotary Club of Karachi Frere Town in Pakistan. He was on the Advisory Board for Artpreneurs for Change, Pakistan’s pilot Art Therapy – Special Education training program, funded by the US State Department and the Fulbright Alumnia Network (AIEF).

Qazy has trained thousands of students in the last decade & have been interviewed on TV Channels, books, magazines and radio in Pakistan in relation to my role as a leading design educator. He is also a graphic designer with over 15 years of design for large companies in Pakistan. His designs have been seen by millions of people around the world, both in traditional and digital media. In 2011, He represented the Indus Valley School in Pakistan in a local consortium of Public & Private Sector Universities (UET, NCA, IVS) led by the Pakistan Software Export Board (Government of Pakistan). The school beat regional players and non-profits to win funding from the World Bank for the world’s first mLab South Asia for mobile application design, development, education and research. Socially conscious design: He is South Asia’s first & only self advocate for Autism & Aspergers Syndrome. His talks and lectures on learning disabilities have been presented at Conferences in UK, India, Bangladesh and Qatar. His Interviews have appeared on TV Channels, Newspapers, Books and websites across the world.

He is also an international Numerologist, having guided and advised thousands of people from over 11 countries over the last decade. He specializes in numerology practice related to career counseling, personal happiness, change and relationship management.