Category: Increasing Diversity Outreach and Support in International Education

The Education Sector in Egypt

Thursday, Jun 1
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Table 30

This poster presentation will examine the growing sector in the Egyptian community that is interested in traveling and studying abroad.

Dina H. Bissada

Commercial Assistant
U.S. Foreign Commercial Service
Cairo, Egypt

Dina H. Bissada has joined the U.S. Embassy in Cairo in Summer 2008 as a summer intern at the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service office. Upon graduation, she has worked as a secretary on call for 2 years. In 2012, Dina has joined the Embassy’s political section as a MEPI Administrator. She then moved back to the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service Office as a Regional Executive Assistant in April 2013.

In 2015, Dina started her commercial work as a Commercial Assistant in the same office. She currently handles a variety of industry sectors such as Education, Media and Entertainment, Information and Communication Technology, and Travel and Tourism.

Dina is currently one of the certified Equal Employment Opportunity liaisons of the embassy.

Dina has taken her Bachelor Degree from the American Univeristy in Cairo in 2009 with a major of Communications and Media Arts. She also took part of the University’s Student Union. In July 2016, she has completed her MBA degree from Heriot Watt Univeristy – Edinburgh Business School. Dina speaks Arabic, French and English.