Ladies, Wine & Design

Ladies, Dine & Design

for female creatives started by Jessica Walsh, hosted in Baghdad by Ya Khadijah

A collective of female designers and creatives meeting once a month is limited to six participants. We will dine and connect on a wide variety of topics relating to creativity, business, and life. If you're a female creative and would like to join, please email me at
It's free and reservations are first, come first serve.

Monday, Dec 5th 2022 Art Therapy: 2022 Reflection Board

We’re using this last meet up to let go of 2022 and prepare for a solar new year through art. We’re going to go deep into our subconscious to create a reflection board of what we felt, thought and achieved throughout 2022. A collage of the year will help us heal and move on collectively and get ready for 2023!

Sunday, November 9th 2022 Doodle and Dine!

We're taking inspo from Hattie Stewart and doodling over our favorite photographs of ourselves!

Bring your favorite photo and something to doodle with!

Sunday, September 11th 2022 Typography Game Night!

The Brief: Typography Game

We will take turns giving personality and a voice to type as a game.

We have a set of type that we will look at and you will need to read the word or phrase in the tone of voice that you feel the type is communicating. The idea is inspired by this talk: [](

Wednesday August 10th @ 6pm Retro Design Night

For our August meetup we'll be creating a retro-inspired design!

Sign up here:

Saturday, May 7th 2022 Lettering Workshop

Launching our hybrid design meetups with our sister chapter in Baghdad!

This workshop will have fun playing with Arabic and Kurdish letters to create a new interpretation of our names.

The ecosystem for creatives is steadily growing in Baghdad and in greater Iraq.
Check out the current co-working spaces around the country below.

The Station
The Creative Space

Here are a few talented female creatives in the MENA region that inspire us!