Hala is a graduate of The American University in Cairo In 1986, majoring in economics and minoring in computer science. She joined the American Express of Egypt Ltd. company and started her career as a business computer specialist, but was always the expert in teaching and training. She was regionally recognized for her dedication and excellence, being responsible of the EMENA region. In 2004, she joined the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology for five years where she also worked with the Ministry of Education on several initiatives on the national level.
Hala has a great passion for teaching. She has been teaching for almost 20 years in different institutions both in the public as well as in the private sector. She has a long list of community service starting from teaching and training at the national stadium of Egypt, to the ITI institution as well as private companies. While working at AUC for several years, she also served in administration by joining the advising center, the graduate studies and also was responsible of holding several conferences with the graduate school of education. As for her teaching experience, she also specializes in the professional development program of teachers both for the private and public schools.
Hala holds an masters degree in business administration, in addition to another masters degree in education from The American University in Cairo. She is also working on her PhD in education with her specialization in experiential learning, that is her line of specialization.
Her education was at The American University in Cairo:
- 1986 Graduated from the department of economics with a minor in Computer Science
- 1991 Masters in Management Information Systems with a specialization in Business
- 2016 Masters in Education with a specialization of the University-level students, and experiential learning
Her research interest is mainly in the field of experiential learning, the joy of learning, and how is education in the 21st century. She is also interested in automation and the best way to do learning, with critical thinking tools and communication. Hala is also an expert in teaching soft skills, as she has done it for so many years and for different groups of people.