Joined the Library of Alexandria – Arts Department in 2003. In 2010, became the head of performing arts programming (responsible for music, cinema, theater and dance). Studied Arts Management at the DeVos Institute of Arts Management in Washington DC. A Chevening Scholar, studied Cultural Leadership at the Clore Leadership Program in London. An ISPA Fellow (International Society of Performing Arts in New York), and a Robert Bosh Stiftung Alumni. Winner of the Pioneer of Egypt award, the Nahdet Elmahrousa and Barkley's Bank award (social innovation for employment), and the Anna Lindh Award for intercultural dialogue. Member of the U40 global network of the UNESCO (a global network of cultural professionals), and co-founder of U40 Arabesque. Founding director of AGORA for Arts and Culture (a social enterprise which has an international branch based in Marseille since 2011. Since September 2016, Manager of Programming and Cultural Affairs at Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF). In July 2017, became Manager of Community and Education at ADMAF.