Ladies, Wine & Design

Ladies, Dine &

A conversation series
for female creatives started by Jessica Walsh, hosted in Erbil by Ya Khadijah

A collective of female designers and creatives meeting once a month 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. This chapter is led by Noor M. Ameen in Erbil. Follow her on Instagram: @noorm.amin

Thursday, June 13th 2019, 6pm Creating Creative Connections in Erbil

Knowing and connecting with other female creatives in Erbil can be hard. Come and join us for an open conversation on where the best opportunities to network are and meet other creatives to discuss the benefits and challenges of being a creative in Erbil.

Thursday, Oct 29th 6pm Contour! Nice to meet you.

First official meeting as LWD Erbil. We will be creating continuous contour line drawings of each other.

Saturday, Mar 19th 5:30pm Back to Business!

This is our official meeting back as a group with a new energy for 2022!
We'll be creating fun sketches together.
Come with your sketchbooks and a smile!

Wednesday, August 10th Retro Design Night

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

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

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