Ms. Halawa is currently a PhD candidate. She has a Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from The American University in Cairo. She has been working in the higher education sector since 2008, with extensive experience as an academic advisor and adjunct faculty with four universities in three different Arab countries. Salma Joined AUD in April 2019 and she recognizes that advisors have the power to intervene, refer, and advocate for their students as well as take an active role in their students' academic lives. Salma advices Media, Architecture, Interior Design, and Visual Communication students.