Girl Decoded
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Wall Street Journal

“Both a candid memoir and a confession, Ms. el ­Kaliouby’s intriguing book lays bare the emotional ­complexities of “a nice Egyptian girl” while displaying the steely strength, perseverance and naked willpower that has propelled her to imagine a different type of future for both herself and humankind.”


“Girl Decoded is an affecting memoir that highlights the tension between one woman’s upbringing and her aspirations. Such life stories, told well, have the power to uplift us all.”


“The founder of a company that makes AI capable of understanding emotions recounts her own journey building a startup. It’s fascinating in how she correlates her own experiences with the business at hand.”


“Girl Decoded chronicles el Kaliouby’s journey from being a ‘nice Egyptian girl’ to becoming a woman, carving her own path as she revolutionizes technology.”

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