Dr.-Ing. Mennatullah Hendawy is an interdisciplinary urban planner working at the intersection of cities and technology toward equity and sustainability. She holds different affiliations with institutions in Africa, Europe, and the United States. Hendawy received her Ph.D. in Planning Building Environment from TU Berlin in Germany with a summa cum laude. In her dissertation, she explored the communication, digitalisation, and visualisation of urban development in the mediatized world. Before pursuing her doctorate studies, in 2015, Mennatullah completed an MSc. in Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design with a focus on urban policies from Stuttgart University. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Department of Urban Planning and Design. Hendawy is a co-founder of Cairo Urban AI, a project exploring the potential of using artificial intelligence to develop just and sustainable cities.