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Salma graduated from the American University in Cairo, with a bachelor's degree in the Arts, majoring in Sociology. She later pursued her studies in the areas of Language Development, teaching English as a foreign language, Second Language Acquisition, and psychology. Our founder believes in giving back to the community, loves animals and helps them since she was a little kid. She is the founder of Egypt’s Animal Shelter, at which she devoted 4 years sheltering and mothering stray cats and dogs. Over the years, she has earned the love of most of her students and their parents, taking an active role in encouraging them to love their language learning journey with all its challenging times and system frustrations. She believes she is here to teach through inspiring others, to mother her students, and help animals in need.
Waleed graduated from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport; with a high honors bachelor's degree trade logistics and international transport management. Waleed has had 11 years of experience in real-estate sales and has held the role of public relations executive in the corporate sector; however, later withdrew aiming to start his own project and create better opportunities for himself and his community. Upon meeting with Salma, he heard her idea with admiration and support, and immediately started building the Refinery with her. He now manages the company’s operations using his knowledge from the logistics he studied, takes an active role in the Parenting Guide Podcast, where he gives back to his community and encourages parents to change their mindset in order to raise healthier children, and currently studies marketing and the human body.
Rachida graduated from the French University; she studied French literature, trade and industry in France. She has a French Baccalaureate certificate. She has had 10 years of experience as a general manager assistant at Royal Air Maroc company. She has been teaching French for 7 years in Egypt for adults and young learners, through sessions and creative workshops.