Iman A. Soliman, from Egypt earned her B.A. in English literature from the faculty of Al Alson, Ein Shams University in Cairo. In 2003, she received her Ph.D. in TAFL from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
Iman held a number of administrative and teaching positions in Cairo from 1984 through 1990, and in 1991, she completed the introduction to "Teacher Training Course" run by the International House in Cairo. She worked as teacher of both Egyptian colloquial and Modern Standard Arabic at the International House in Cairo from 1992 until 2001. During this period she worked as a teacher trainer, assistant director of studies, as well as the director of development and student affairs.
She has written a number of the Modern Standard Arabic course and workbooks and developed several Egyptian colloquial Arabic courses. Recently (2007), she co-authored Kallemni Arabi an Intermediate Course in Egyptian Colloquial Arabic.
Her research interests concern AFL program evaluation as well as Computer enhanced learning.
During Iman’s stay in Edinburgh, she taught Arabic both at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Saint Andrews. She also taught Arabic during summer 2004 at Middlebury College in Vermont USA
During her stay in Edinburgh, she taught Arabic both at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Saint Andrews. She also taught Arabic during summer 2004 at Middlebury College in Vermont USA
In 2004-2005 Iman has also participated in the Educational Reform conducted by the Supreme Council of Education in Qatar and has led a number of teacher-training sessions to train the Arabic first language teachers to use the newly developed Arabic Language Standards
Currently, she works as the Executive Director of CASA (Center for Arabic study abroad) and a fulltime Arabic Instructor at the American University in Cairo.