Dr. Nevine is the second woman to take over the Ministry of Culture, succeeding Inas Abdel Dayem, Egypt’s first female Culture Minister, since the establishment of the ministry by the end of the 1950s.
Nevine started her journey of success after her graduation in 1989. She obtained a Ph.D. in Art Criticism from the Academy of Arts in 1995. In 2014, she assumed the position of the Dean of the Higher Institute of Art Criticism at the Academy of Arts.
Along with her academic career, Nevine assisted the former Head of the Cultural Development Fund, Salah Choucair, in the event management follow-up of the Opera House’s opening ceremony. She also gained in-depth experience in public relations, holding PR positions at the Opera House and the opera’s creativity centers. Al-Kilani held the position of the Cultural Development Fund in January 2017.