Dina Wafa

Dina Wafa

Associate Professor and Director Executive Education, The American University in Cairo


Dr. Dina Wafa, Founding Director, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy Executive Education with a mission to provide capacity building that serves to reinforce and reinvigorate leadership capacities within Egypt and the region. Programs offered aimed at strengthening economic advocacy, women and youth empowerment, and transforming public service. Dr Wafa also serves on several committees including the the Technical Secretariat of the Supreme Committee for Administrative Reform.

Dr Wafa received the Talloires Network “University Education for Transformative Leadership in Africa” award for her work on community-engaged teaching, research and scholarship.

Dr. Wafa teaches business ethics and management fundamentals with the School of Business and has experience as a visiting scholar and in teaching in Sciences Po and Misr International University respectively. Her research interest focuses on governance, administrative reform, women empowerment, education and training. She has co-edited and authored one book Corruption in a Global Context published by Routledge, and has several publications in reputable journals and book chapters with publishers including Routledge, SAGE and Emerald.