Dr. Mervat Abou Oaf… The Journey Continues!
Dr. Mervat Abou Oaf … The Journey Continues!
A feature about Dr. Mervat Abou Oaf, Professor of Practice of Journalism and Mass Communication, was published in the Bawabat Al Ahram, on Feb. 20th, 2018, documenting her professional and academic path and her ongoing journey throughout the years as an undergraduate then later a graduate of AUC and memories about her family renowned singing group the 4 M. Her academic degree from AUC qualified her to work in several fields and after long reflection she decided to make teaching her professional career and developed her academic and professional skills to achieve that goal. She joined the Journalism and Mass Communication Department teaching professors, taught TV journalism, multimedia courses and built an academic niche in media law and policy. Abou Oaf then received her doctoral degree in Cinema Industry Legislations from the University of Autonoma in Barcelona (UAB), in Spain, which led to her being selected to be the consultant of the “Board of Directors to the Chamber of Cinema Industry (CCI) member of the Federation of Egyptian Industries. Abou Oaf’s role as a member in the National Council for Women is also highlighted along with her efforts in their empowerment and wellbeing ever since 2004 when she joined NCW in Egypt. Throughout her ongoing journey, Abou Oaf affirms that it is the love for her students that inspires and motivates her the most!
Civilizations Portal: Al – Ahram Website for Arts, Literature, and Heritage, February 22.