Graduate of American University of Sharjah in Visual Communication, Bedour’s vision of Kalimati Speech & Communication Center started when her little daughter, Noora, was diagnosed with profound hearing loss. Not being satisfied with the quality, service and lack of warmth of speech therapy centers in the UAE, she decided to create one. With the support of her family and friends, Kalimati was born on 10/10/2010. Kalimati, created by a family to reach out to other families. Bedour was awarded several awards such as The Arab Knight Award for Supporting Special Needs 2012, The Arab Woman Award UAE 2013 in Education and Sheikha Wafa Hasher Al Maktoum & HMH Excellence Award 2014.