Experience

 
 
 

In Civil Society

In Higher Education

1998-Tenure

Professor of Fashion Design

Helwan University, Egypt; King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

I have been appointed to teach at the Dep. of Clothing and Textiles, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt, since I graduated in 1998. Since May 2019, I have been promoted to a tenure full professor of Fashion Design at the same organization. I am currently in a secondment to teach at the Dep. of Fashion Design, Faculty of Human Sciences and Designs, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. I also worked as a part-time associate professor of fashion design at the Faculty of Arts and Design, University of Modern Sciences and Arts, Cairo, Egypt as well as in the Dep. of Arts and Design at Jeddah International College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

2017-Current

Co-Founder and Deputy Manager

Helwan University, Egypt

I am the Deputy-Manager and co-founder of "Establishing the Faculty of Fashion Arts Project" at Helwan University. The project aims at establishing the first and foremost faculty in the middle east that is completely focused on fashion design and industry. The project has been successful, and the new Faculty is approved by the Council of Ministers as well as the Supreme Council of Universities in Egypt.

2011-Current

Research Methods Consultant

Helwan University, Egypt; King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

I supervised many Ph. D. and Master's theses and dissertations as well as post-graduate research in the field of fashion design and fashion industry as I teach mainly to postgraduate students. Teaching Research Methods to postgraduate students from different disciplines is the course I enjoy teaching the most. I also work as a Research Methods Consultant at the Unit of Research and Innovation at King Abdul-Aziz University. 

In Training and HRDC

2011-Current

ToT and HRD Expert

National Center for Faculty and Leadership Development (NCFLD), Egypt and other Organizations

As a Trainer of Trainers (ToT) and Human Resources Development Consultant and expert, I designed and delivered a large number and variety of training programs to various segments and types of audience. I worked as an expert and consultant under the NCFLD to help university professors and leaders in many Egyptian universities from 2011 to 2013. Afterward, I worked mainly under the IBCT-MENA towards the same goal.

2011-2015

Training Manager

Helwan University, Egypt

I established and managed the Training Unit at the Faculty of Home Economics, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt for 5 years. It was honored as "Best Training Practice" by the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority in Egypt. 

2008-Current

Civic Education Activist

Civil Society and NGOs, Egypt

I am the leader and co-founder of a number of civil society initiatives, projects, and organizations. Since 2008, I have been focusing on civic education and engagement as well as career development through education and training.

In Fashion Design

2001-2018

Costumes Designer

Design Costume for Stage and TV shows, Egypt

I designed for a number of stage shows that were presented on national theaters since 2001. I also won the Défilé Creation Fashion Design Prize in 1999. In 2016-2017 I designed the costumes of Geddo Sherif puppet in the famous TV show Sherif Street on CBC channel.

1999-2004

Apparel Designer

Morinella Co. for Ready Made Garments, Egypt

I worked as a freelance designer at Morinella, one of the most famous Egyptian apparel brands. They mainly produce kidswear as well as women's loungewear.