I am an academic English instructor at Nile University, Egypt. I have a MATESOL from the American University in Cairo with a research focus on teacher leadership. I am a past president of NileTESOL in Egypt, a 2020 TESOL Leadership Mentoring Award winner and a current member of the TESOL Research Professional Council. I am the 2021 Africa ELTA Conference Chair and the incoming President of Africa ELTA. My research and professional interests include teacher mentoring and training, materials development in ELT and teacher leadership development.