Nagwa Megahed obtained her PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. She has gained rich experience in teaching courses, conducting research and supporting education reform projects through her work with the American University in Cairo, Ain Shams University, the University of Southern Mississippi, Michigan State University and the University of Pittsburgh. Nagwa also served as a Specialist and Senior Technical Advisor for Policy and Action Research, School Quality Assurance and Accreditation, and Monitoring and Evaluation in the USAID-Funded Egypt Education Reform Program. Nagwa is a Professor of Comparative Education and Educational Administration, teaches and conducts research on educational reform (policy and practice) at Ain Shams University. Her record of publications and teaching interests focus on educational policy, administration, and reform; teachers and teacher education; international organizations and education development; educational quality; gender and education equality.