Bachelor in English Literature, Linguistics, Cairo University, 1985. Graduate diploma Arabic-Engish translation, Cairo University, 1987. Graduate diploma Applied Linguistics, Cairo University, 1990.
Master of Arts in Comparative Literature, American University, Cairo, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature, Cairo University, 1997.
Lecturer English department Cairo University, 1989-1995. Translator, instructor in Arabic department American University, Cairo, 1995-1996. English as Second Language instructor English as Second Language Institute New College of California, Milborne, California, 1996-1997.
English as Second Language coordinator State University of New York, Rochester, New York, since 1997. Library., book buyer, British Embassy, Cairo, 1989-1995. Free lance reporter American Chamber of Commerce, Cairo, since 1991, Cairo's Cultural Guide, 1992-1994.
Member Arab Women Organization, Cairo, 1987-1988. Member Modern Language Association.