Walaa Afifi

Team Leader

Walaa Afifi currently serves as one of Cairo’s and Aswan’s area lead trainers in “Teachers First” project.
Previously, she has been active in the field of education for 10 years as a school teacher and a grade supervisor while examining different education systems around the world. Her expertise focused on; teaching English as a second language and on early childhood education development. She holds an educator diploma in “Early childhood education literacy” from the American University in Cairo December 2015 along with a certification in the “International Baccalaureate Diploma” for teaching primary years. She was also nominated as one of “Teachers First National Ambassadors of Change” August 2016. And from her belief of the importance of CPD she completed relevant trainings such as; creative thinking, team building and presentation skills.
Prior to her devotion in the field of education she graduated in 1998 with a “Bachelor of Science in Marketing” from City University, U.S.A, and served as a Marketing Specialist for 10 years in the advertising field. After pursuing a career in education, she linked a connection between both marketing and education and which was; “it’s not about you, but always about others!”
Offline Walaa enjoys upcycling projects and reading !