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Deena Boraie

Dr. Deena Boraie is Provost at The Knowledge Hub Universities. Prior to this position, she was Vice President for Student Life at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and a member of the university senior leadership group there. Dr. Boraie is a Professor of Practice and has three decades of experience in higher education administration and leadership, teaching, and research. She worked previously for 10 years in AUC’s School of Continuing Education where she served as Dean for five years and Associate Dean for five years.

Dr. Boraie is Past President of TESOL International Association; she served as President from 2013-2014. She has published and presented extensively at international conferences on issues of assessment literacy, language testing and assessment, teacher beliefs, student and teacher motivation, teacher professional development and effectiveness, and English as a lingua franca.

Dr. Boraie holds a PhD in Education (language testing) from the University of Wolverhampton in the UK and an MA in TEFL from AUC. She is a language testing expert and an assessment and evaluation consultant and trainer with extensive experience working with education projects and organizations in Egypt and the region. Dr. Boraie was the Senior Advisor to Egypt’s Minister of Education for assessment, examinations, and curriculum from May 2017 to August 2022.