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Abdelrahman ElGendy


Power Mechanical Engineering, Ain Shams University

In addition to being a Pass A CELTA certified English instructor by Cambridge Assessment English, Abdelrahman currently pursues his Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing under the English department at the University of Pittsburgh!

He is also a bilingual writer at Newlines Magazine, TIMEP, Mada Masr, AlManassa, Raseef 22, and Daraj platforms.

Abdelrahman has finished the Public Narrative: Leadership, Storytelling, and Action program at Harvard Kennedy School, and is currently the head content writer and editor of the US-based NGO, the Leading Change Network!

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Yousef Ayman

Executive Director

Faculty of Law, Cairo University

Youssef has a wide experience in operations management: he was a mentor in Concentrix and a branch manager in various language centers.

A former team leader in Jumia, he is certified as a UX designer to  detect customers' needs and provide the best possible customer experience!

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Nagwa Hossam

Education Manager

​Faculty of English Language, Literature & Simultaneous Interpretation - Al-Azhar University in Cairo

As a Cambridge certified teacher trainer and with an extensive experience as a senior English instructor, Nagwa oversees our education department—she manages The English Coach's instructional approaches, and works closely with our coaches to provide an excellent educational experience for our students!

Nagwa has an impressive skill set and training, she holds a Diploma in Theory and Methodology of TESOL from

Notting Hill College, a Manage as a Coach certificate by California University, and through Arizona University's coursera programs she's certified in Theories of Second Language Acquisition; Second Language Listening,

Speaking, and Pronunciation; Second Language Reading,

Writing, and Grammar; and Lesson Design and Assessment!

In addition to her position, Nagwa takes part in various activities: she was a moderator in Juniors Committee at MOIC, head of Public Relations Committee in Cairo University Runners, and a host and interpreter for the International Conference for Faculty of Nursing- Banha University!


Salma ElFeqqi

Senior Coach

Faculty of Foreign Languages and Translation, Misr University for Science and Technology

Master's candidate, Faculty of Arts, English Department, Port Said University

Certified from Arizona State University in Professional development for teacher trainers

As a Cambridge certified teacher trainer and RELO mentor trainer, Salma is The English Coach's senior coach, training and mentoring our great coaches towards higher levels of excellence!

Salma is also a Nile TESOL Professional Writing Special Interest Group Steering Member, and an English Instructor at Ahram Canadian University and The American University in Cairo, SCE!

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Habiba Tarek


Faculty of Clinical Pharmacy, Cairo University

Coaching is not only a job for Habiba; she also volunteered in a tutoring program for subjects such as English, General Science, AP Geometry, and AP Algebra.

In addition to being an English coach, Habiba is also very active on many fronts: she was a delagate at UNODC, a director at UNESCO, and a director at the Junior's conference, all in ALMUN student activity.

She was also a team presenter at the CIT Nutrition workshop, and a visual creations member at PhAI schools!

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Azza ElHousseiny


Faculty of Arts, Benha University

In addition to being a TESOL certified English instructor who has taught diverse backgrounds and nationalities, Azza is also a member in SYS activity, and an active volunteer at Resala charity!


Nourhan Salah

Faculty of Languages, MSA University

In addition to her work as an English coach, Nourhan was an organizing member at MUN!

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Aya Helmy


Faculty of Al-Alsun, English department, Ain Shams University

Aya is not just an excellent English coach, but she does an impressive set of activities on various fronts too!

She had a variety of roles in PR committees at Ain Shams university, such as being a PR vice head of the Development and Awareness team at the faculty of science, and a PR member at both AIBE and IEEE student activities, in addition to being PR head at Neat Nature!

Still at Ain Shams university, she also worked as a training facilitator at Min Agl Masr, and was a member of the scientific committee in the students’ union of the faculty of Al-Alsun.

Not just that, but she also was an organizer at Cairo International Book Fair; delegate at MUNHU, ECOSOC Council, UNICEF office; public officer at Launch X, an online entrepreneurship campus held by MIT university for young entrepreneurs; and a supervisor at the World Earth Day event at the Greek campus in 2019!

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Maryam Monsef


Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Minia University

Maryam is not only a great English coach, she has also taken part in a variety of activities: she was a team leader at AIESEC Minya IGV and OGV, and AIESEC Egypt ECB member, a main stage presenter at Enactus Minia, and a board member at Nour Bokra initiative for educating underprivileged children on both a personal and an academic level!

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Alaa ElKordie


Faculty of commerce, English section, Ain Shams University

In addition to being an English coach, Alaa takes part in many student activities, for example, she was a member of the Auditing and Finance counsel at Comet 2017, and also an Economic and Social counsel member at ASMUN 2016!

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Ragaa Ehab


Faculty of Al-Alsun, Ain Shams University

Ragaa is not just an English coach, she also speaks Japanese!

In 2018, she was awarded a scholarship to Ritsumeikan University in Japan, and continues to be a Japanese interpreter, and an Arabic teacher for Japanese people!

Not only that; she also volunteers at Revive Palestine NGO as an English instructor, working with Palestinian high school seniors!

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Omaima Khaled


Faculty of Languages, Literature and Simultaneous Interpretation – Al-Azhar University

Master's Candidate in English Literature at the faculty of Arts, Port Said University

Omaima is one of our amazing English instructors, who is active on many different fronts: she was a member in the English team at Spread Your Skills (SYS) student activity, and an English instructor for the Speak Up project on the same activity!

Omaima was also the recipient of SUSI, a scholarship sponsored by the U.S Department for student leaders, for the program of Religious Pluralism!

She is also an avid reader, having her own YouTube channel, Midhallah (the Arabic word for umbrella), on which she posts videos on reading and does great book reviews in an attempt to spread knowledge! 

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Nermine Hanafi


Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University

Nermine is not only a brilliant English coach; she is also the head of content creation in a digital marketing and advertising company, in addition to having been an executive director in fer’et Ali Quandil theatre troupe!

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Zeinab Hussein


Faculty of Languages, MSA University

Zeinab has vast experience and incredible skills in the English teaching field, bringing 5 years of college-level teaching experience as a lecturer assistant at MSA university!

Majoring in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), she specializes in Academic Writing, and has taught at different schools such as Dar ElTarbiah and Nefertari International School.

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Jana Mogahed


Faculty of Dentistry - Ain Shams University. 
Jana has experience in English teaching assistance and creative writing at (Milkyway Magazine). 
Jana is not only an impressive English coach; she is also highly organized due to the several student activities she had taken part in as a Coordination member in the Organising Committee of MESMUN and Fundraising Committee in TedX@ABIS, in addition, she has worked with iSpark Egypt as a Sales and Marketing Representative.

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Furqan Tarek 


Faculty of Languages and Translation, English Department- Al-Azhar University.

Continuing her pursuit of knowledge, she is currently studying for a Master's degree in linguistics. This educational endeavor enables her to delve deeper into the intricacies of language and further enhance her teaching skills. By staying up-to-date with the latest research and theories in the field of linguistics, she ensures that her teaching methods are informed by the most current knowledge.

During her time in college, she actively participated in various extracurricular activities related to English language learning. She joined SYS as a member of the English Team Committee, where she contributed her ideas and skills to help promote English language proficiency among students. Her dedication and leadership qualities were recognized, and she was appointed as the head of the committee in the following year.

Additionally, she seized the opportunity to showcase her knowledge and expertise by presenting at the NileTESOL conference in 2020. As a presenter, she shared her insights and experiences with fellow language enthusiasts, contributing to the collective growth and development of language teaching techniques.

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Rawan Magdy


Faculty of Arts and Humanitarian, Suez University 

Rawan is extremely active in English-related, she
translated over 1500 historical document.

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Omar Rizk 


Faculty of Biotechnology - MSA University. 
He is TEFL certified -Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

Omar is an amazing English coach, with a vast life experience gained from his dealing with British people while working in HSBC - Bitish account. 

Even before that, he was actively working on the scientific research led him to publish his first scientific paper on cholera in Egypt in early 2021 in the Pathogens journal, demonstrating his academic writing skills and dedication!

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Menna Muhammed 


Faculty of Arts , English language & literature - Benha University

Menna is one of our outstanding English instructors, who is active on many different fronts: she is certified Business English instructor from ITTI and holds a Diploma of theory and methodologies of TESOL from The Notting Hill college, a manage as coach certificate by Cambridge University.

In addition to being a brilliant English coach, she is an IELTS instructor to prepare students for the IELTS exam.
Plus her wide experience in superviosn and teaching training as she is already TOT holder and a trainer for teachers.

She is extremely active in English-related fields: she is  ( English - Arabic) translator at Federation of Arab Entrepreneurs ، Alex Branch, she holds a Diploma of the English linguistics as well.

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Shaimaa Youssef 

Faculty of Education
Shaimaa holds TESOL and TPRS certificates from Udemy

 She has a 7-year record of initiative and innovation in different English academies in Cairo. Shaimaa has also participated in various volunteering roles, including being an English Trainer at CEDLT (Center for Developing English Language Teaching) at ASU, a Speaking Club Instructor at IRCO (International Relations Cooperation Office) at ASU, and the English Committee Head at AIESEC in Turkey. 

She has also served as a Conversation Club Teacher at ACE-AlAzhar Club for English and an Event Organizer for MYE (Master Your English). Shaimaa is a member of SUFE (Student Union Faculty of Education), organizing camps, parties, and trips. She has presented ASU in seminars as a public speaker, providing advice to undergraduate students on their English learning journey. .

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Dina Elsherirf 

Field of marketing at The American University in Cairo

 Dina brings a wealth of experience in teaching assistance and content creation. Her skills go beyond coaching, as she is known for her exceptional organizational abilities and active involvement in various areas. 

Dina has actively participated in student activities such as the student union and mashrou kheir at AUC, and has been an integral part of the university's student senate. Furthermore, she has made valuable contributions to the LeBaladna Foundation and gained practical marketing experience as an intern at IST Networks.


Manar Magdy 

Faculty of Language & Communication at the Arab Academy (AAST),

While studying in the Translation department at the Arab Academy (AAST), she has gained expertise in various fields of translation, including legal and simultaneous translation. Furthermore, she is TESOL certified from Arizona State University. She has put my English teaching skills into practice by teaching at both Cambridge School at AAST and various English clubs in Alexandria. 

With a keen interest in psychology, she has attended different self-awareness trainings, believing that a good coach should be compassionate, patient, and able to understand their students' feelings and needs to provide them with the best support

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Esraa Elsayed 

Faculty of Simultaneous Interpretation, English Department, Al-Azhar University.
She studied at Al-Azhar University, specializing in English language literature and simultaneous interpretation. Throughout her academic journey, she actively engaged in volunteer work, dedicating her skills and time to organizations such as Spread Your Skills and Al-Azhar Life Makers.
Over the past two years, she has had the privilege of assisting more than 300 students in overcoming their fears and improving their conversational skills. Her guidance and support have enabled these students to speak fluently and confidently, making a significant impact on their language proficiency.

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Mai Saied 

Faculty of Medicine 
Being TESOL certified is a great achievement and reflects her dedication to teaching and improving her skills. She now helps a lot of students improve their speaking skills through online teaching and informative videos. Being with her unique background and perspective, Mai Said is likely able to offer her students a unique and valuable learning experience.

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Shaimaa Nour

Faculty of Arts - Alexandria University 
She is an experienced English language instructor with 10 years of teaching expertise. She has taught domestically, internationally, and online. Shaimaa has completed over 850 hours of training and holds certifications as a TESOL and TEFL English instructor. 
Her specialization lies in teaching general and conversational English courses to students of all levels, from beginner to advanced. Shaimaa is passionate about teaching and finds online teaching to be a wonderful opportunity as it provides flexibility and convenience for her students. Her goal is to inspire her students to become lifelong learners.

The Coaches: Team Members