Howida Hassan is originally from Mansoura City, Egypt. She received her bachelor’s degree in English from Mansoura University. She has been a senior teacher at El Kafrawy Official Language School since 2008. She also supervises the English department at her school and is the head of the English club. As the club’s supervisor, she works with students to organize activities such as plays and broadcasting programs. She is married with two children. Ms. Hassan’s primary objective for participating in TCLP is to enhance her teaching abilities by working with students from different cultures and to learn from her American colleagues. She was hosted by Baltimore International Academy in Baltimore, MD and is the alumni buddy for Abdelrahaman Dawoud.