Marwa Younes is a PhD candidate in the studies in educational leadership (SEL) program at the University of Alberta. She holds a Master’s degree in TESOL from the American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the United Arab Emirates. In addition to her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature, she also holds a Bachelor of Education degree. She is currently works as a researcher at Sinogap Solutions Leadership Consulting. In the past, she has worked as an instructor and teacher trainer for the AUS, Algonquin College, and Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST). Her areas of interest are teacher training, continuing education, and curriculum design. Marwa’s core values include learning, perseverance, and compassion.