TESOL Kuwait has an elected Board 

Marine Milad, PhD


Dr. Marine Milad has PhD in TEFL, Curriculum and Instructions from Cairo University with the grade of distinction. She also attained a Master Level Course in ESL/EFL Assessment Techniques from Indiana University, Bloomington, U.S.A. Currently, she is an assistant professor at Arab Open University (AOU), Kuwait Branch. She is the General Course Chair for three courses: Reading Comprehension, the Academic Writing and Composition and Methods of Teaching English language across eight AOU branches. She has worked in both the governmental and private sectors as well as NGOs in such reputable entities In the MENA reign like Arab Open University, Egypt Branch & Kuwait Branch (accredited by Open University, OU, UK), Ain Shams University, Center for Developing English Language Teaching (CDELT), Mansoura University, Sinai University, Misr University for Science and Technology (MUST), and Education Reform Program (ERP), a USAID program and Human Network International, Dubai, UAE. 


Ann Newman


Ann Newman is an instructor in Gulf University for Science and Technology’s English Department.  She previously taught writing at the University of North Dakota, Armstrong Atlantic State College, Oklahoma State University, and Murray State College in the U.S. At Savannah State College, Newman taught introduction to literature and writing. She taught EFL courses in the Department of English at Kwangju University in South Korea, where she helped establish the Foreign Language Center. She was the head of the Faculty of Medicine’s English Language Unit at Kuwait University. She served as associate dean for Academic Affairs Oman Medical College. In 2007, she joined GUST as head of the English Language Unit. In 2009, she transferred to the English Department, where she teaches Freshman Composition I and Freshman Composition II. She has also been an EFL curriculum consultant for Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Email: president@tesolkuwait.net


Reem AlQenaie


AlQenai is an Assistant Professor at Kuwait Technical College. She graduated with merit in both her MA and PhD in Applied Linguistics from Al Mansoura University, Egypt, where her research focused on the social and educational aspects of teaching grammar within the classroom. As a CELTA certified educator, Al Qenai possesses over 13 years of teaching experience. Reem has taught numerous Literature, ESP and Foundation courses within the College of Science, College of Arts & The College of Women at Kuwait University, Kuwait International Law School and Kuwait College of Science and Technology and currently at Kuwait Technical College. Al Qenai has been a team leader for exam writing, a unit testing representative as well as a department accreditation officer while working with CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation).

Email: presidentelect@tesolkuwait.net

Rawan Al Kandari


Rawan Al Kandari is an English language instructor at Kuwait College for Science and Technology. She was previously employed by Gulf University for Science and Technology as well as Kuwait University. She hold a B.A. in Education from Gulf University for Science and Technology.

Email: conferencechair@tesolkuwait.net

Abdullatif Alshatti


Abdullatif Alshatti was awarded his B.A. in English Education by Gulf University for Science and Technology. He went on to earn a Master's Degree with distinction in TESOL and Applied Linguistics from Manchester Metropolitan University in the U.K. He is also a Certified TESOL Trainer. He currently is an English language instructor at Australian College of Kuwait.

Email: secretary@tesolkuwait.net

Najeeba Marafie


Najeeba Marafie is an instructor in the English Unit of the Foundation Year Program at Gulf University for Science and Technology.

 Email: treasurer@tesolkuwait.net

Veronica Zvinca


Veronica V. Zvinca currently teaches English to learners enrolled in the secondary stage at the Ministry of Education of Kuwait. She collaborates frequently with institutes of higher education, both private and governmental, in Kuwait. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature from the Open University and a Masters of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from the University of Exeter, UK.

Email: membershipchair@tesolkuwait.net

Fares Al Shammari


 Email: prchair@tesolkuwait.net

Fatemah Husain


Fatemah Husain holds a Cambridge CELTA: Teaching English as a Second Language, an M.A. in TESOL from the University of Leicester in the U.K, and a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Kuwait University. She formerly was employed by the Ministry of Education as an English teacher. She currently is employed by Gulf University for Science and Technology as a Writing Lab instructor with the English Department.

Email: volunteerschair@tesolkuwait.net

 Name Position Email Address
 Dr. Marine Milad  Past President  pastpresident@tesolkuwait.net
 Ann Newman  President  president@tesolkuwait.net
 Dr. Reem Al Qenaie  President-Elect  presidentelect@tesolkuwait.net
 Rawan Al Kandari  Conference Chair  conferencechair@tesolkuwait.net
 Abdullatif Alshatti  Secretary  secretary@tesolkuwait.net
Najeeba Marafie
 Treasurer  treasurer@tesolkuwait.net
Fares Al Shammari
PR and Sponsorship Chairprchair@tesolkuwait.net
 Veronica Zvinca  Membership Chair  membershipchair@tesolkuwait.net
 Fatemah Husain  Volunteers Chair  volunteerschair@tesolkuwait.net

TESOL Kuwait is a volunteer run organization

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