Anwar Fatihelrahman Ahmed Dafa-Alla(أنور فتح الرحمن أحمد دفع الله) is a Sudanese Computer Engineer/Activist, and "Anwarking" is his well-known nickname in the Sudanese Cyber-Space. Born in Port Sudan, in 1978.
His website: AnwarKing.comwas among the first Sudanese websites appeared in 2001 to cover some Sudanese Cultural issues , especially the Sudanese Music, and other kind of cultural aspects.
AnwarKing, graduated from The Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport in Alexandria, Egypt in 2003, as a Computer Engineer.
Worked as part-time teaching assistant in his hometown, Port Sudan in Eastern Sudan.
Dafa-Alla received his Msc. & Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2006, 2011 respectively from dblab in Computer Engineering school.Chungbuk National University in South Korea where he majored in Databases & Data Mining.
His research interest is Database Security,Data Mining, Privacy in database and Data mining.
Anour Dafa-Alla is a co-founder of Sudan Developers Association (SudaDev) in 2002, and the First Sudanese who participated in the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI2002) in Korea. He also, the Founder of Sudan Olympiad in Informatics (SOI), among other activities.
Dafa-Alla lived in S.Korea from 2003 to 2010 for his post graduate studies.
Some major contributions for Dafa-Alla include: - Translated more than 600 TED talks into Arabic through TED Open Translation Project - Co-founder of Sudanese Developers Association 2002 - Founder of Sudanese Olympiad of informatics 2003 - Founder of Sudanese Researchers Initiative 2009 on Facebook - Founder of TEDxKhartoum Conference
Featured in several news articles such as: Sudanese blogger uses YouTube videos to deliver political messages TED Blog: Meet Anwar Dafa-Alla, TED volunteer translator ...
-  Attendee . - First TEDxYonesi Speaker Youtube watch?v=67DwZ6Tb0JY A letter from Sudan - 3rd TEDxYonsei Advisor - 4th TEDxSeoul Speaker Youtube watch?v=OgWBKoVCslA I am a TED Volunteer Translator
Anwar Dafa-Alla's Interests: Work to Develop Sudanese intellectual community and reports various situation in Sudan throughout the world. He believes that the developed countries should provide Education and technological knowledge to developing countries rather than financial help.
In 2011, Anwar Dafa-Alla has coined the term "Mini for Mega" Mini For Mega is quoted by TED, which means use small stuff to do big stuff during his TEDxKhartoum community building in Sudan.