Miriam Hillawi Abraham is a multi-disciplinary designer and artist from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Her work is centered on the themes of sociajustice through speculative fiction and design, focusing on Afrofuturism and inter-sectional feminism. She holds an MFA Interaction Design 2019 at the California College of the Arts and has received a BArch in Architecture from the Glasgow School of Art in 2016, as well as Part I of The Royal Institute of British Architects License.
She is currently the Game-code Instructor at Bay Area Video Coalition where she infuses social justice and futurism into her curriculum. Her work has been featured in exhibitions across San Francisco at Institute for the Future, California Academy of Sciences, Hubbell Street Galleries as well as Investec in Capetown, South Africa.