Dalia Abbas is a student at the School of Education with a focus on technology and innovation. Born and raised in California, Dalia moved to Egypt with her family when she was 17 to continue her high school and undergraduate education. At the American University in Cairo, Dalia developed an interest in history, media, and international education. She worked as a teacher in Cairo for two years and then and went on to work in various academic roles in education in Istanbul, Guangzhou, and most recently, as a history teacher at a STEM focused school in Silicon Valley. Dalia hopes to combine her passions for technology and history and her experience as an educator to contribute to optimizing learning experiences for both teachers and students, in the United States, Egypt and beyond. Dalia is an avid runner as well a lifestyle and food blogger.