Dr. Mona El-Khashab is a Professor of Poultry Nutrition at the Faculty of Agriculture, Fayoum University. After earning her B. Sc in agriculture science from Cairo University, she decided to develop a career in academia. She started her career as a Demonstrator in the Faculty of Agriculture. During that time, she received an M. Sc in animal physiology. Later on, she obtained a Ph.D. degree. Since then, she kept holding higher academic ranks and was promoted to the faculty dean position during a tenure extended from 2015 to 2020. She chaired the sustainable agricultural development conference for 4 consecutive years. She also remarkably contributed to the establishment of the Faculty of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences at Fayoum University. She also participated in various community-based initiatives and work union initiatives to empower women and train extension staff on utilizing technologies and the best farming practices. She is also a member of various postgraduate committees.