Hama Hinnawi is a humanitarian feminist artist, speaker, and Fashion designer. Her remarkable journey led her from a career as a medical business consultant to the establishment of her own fashion brand HAMA in 2011 to raise awareness about her heritage.
Through her innovative designs and creative expressions, Hinnawi has become a powerful advocate for the marginalized, embodying the voice of the voiceless. Her unique blend of fashion and art swiftly gained international , attracting extensive media coverage and capturing the attention of royalty and celebrities alike.
“Hama Hinnawi’s designs have graced the shoulders of royalty , walked the red carpet at the Oscars, Venice Film Festival and much more. Her approach is unique; sharing the embroidery work of skilled artisans on superbly well tailored pieces , seamlessly bridges the gap tween luxury fashion and craftsmanship.” British Vogue
Hama's journey has traversed the medical field to the fashion world, after visiting Palestine, she decided to be one of the voices through her cross stitch and art, she successfully navigating challenging paths alongside triumphs. Invited to share her story on diverse topics, she makes a profound impact with multifaceted insights on various platforms and stages, spanning from educational institutions to global forums.
With her multifaceted expertise and unwavering commitment to empowering women and promoting positive change, Hama Hinnawi is a dynamic speaker who brings a unique and impactful perspective to a wide range of topics, like humanity , leadership, Women in the Middle East and United States, refugees, fashion and art. To know more about her speaking engagements (www.hamahinnawi.com)
HAMA has had a successful and brilliant twelve years journey. Her Majesty, Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan, chose her designs on several prestigious royal occasions. Queen Mathilde of Belgium also chose HAMA for her Royal appearance. Hinnawi was the first female Arab designer to showcase her fashion line in Milan FashionWeek, in March 2017, and was also the first Jordanian to participate in Cairo Fashion Festival that same year, as the prestigious guest of honor. Hinnawi also designed the outfits worn by the nominees for the Oscar nominated movie Theeb, besides to other celebrities and judges t both Canes film Festival and Oscars. She also showcased her pieces at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. Today she is selling physically in New York City.
She is a Jordanian entrepreneur deeply passionate about preserving Palestinian heritage through various mediums, including fashion and art. As the founder of HAMA, her mission is to authentically represent Palestine to the world, empower Palestinian refugees, and preserve Palestinian cultural heritage. Beyond the realm of fashion, HAMA is committed to philanthropy, donating 20% of its profits to support Palestinian refugee camps, and Gaza Strip. We opened many projects for Gaza women thought our platform.The challenging living conditions in the Gaza camp as well, with its densely populated community and limited work opportunities, have spurred our dedication to making a meaningful impact.
Due to her humanitarian efforts, Hinnawi was nominated for the Arab woman of the year award in London 2017.
HAMA is making strides in the global market, extending beyond the realm of fashion to introduce her new line of jewelry and art. Her foray into the world of art began with the creation of canvases rich with narratives about refugees, women's journeys, humanity, and life. Just as with her renowned fashion and jewelry collections, each piece and collection she creates bears a unique and compelling story.
Since her relocation to the USA, she has extended her platform to empower and support women artists and business owners from around the world. This initiative helps them showcase and sell their products on her website, facilitating their introduction to American markets