Former Dean – Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University
Prof. Howayda has a well-established career in academia. She earned her PhD degree in media, obtaining a first class honor degree. She was a member of the IFP’s joint advisory committee the master’s degree programme at University Paris II Panthéon-Assas. She was selected as a member of the media committee of the Supreme Council of Culture. Later, she was granted the State Award for Excellence 2018 in Social since at the Supreme Council of Culture. She also headed the media club award Committee at the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI) for two consecutive rounds. In addition to serving as committee member at various entities, She held various senior positions at, among which are the Head of Radio and Television Department and the Head of the Anti-Violence Against Women Unit at Mass Communication Faculty. Prof. Howayda also had a crucial role at various international initiatives carried out by renowned institutions, including USAID, EEPP. IREX, and CFPJ. Further, she issued publications and academic journals at the media sector.