Dr. Mona Ismail studied at The Ohio State University where she earned a B.S. in Interior Design, M.S. in Interior Design and Masters of City and Regional Planning, and a Ph.D. in Interior Design. She specialized in housing hearing and vision impaired older adults. Dr. Ismail has worked as a faculty member in several Egyptian Universities; the head of the Interior Design Department and the head of the Quality Assurance & Enhancement Unit at the Scientific College of Design. She led the Scientific College of Design for Institutional and Program accreditation projects. Dean Ismail won “Education Leadership Award” from the Golden Globe International Organization in 2015. Dr. Ismail has participated in many international conferences and published a selection of research articles on interior design and quality topics in higher education institutions. She has been an external reviewer for the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority since 2016. Dr. Ismail is on the Board of Directors of the Oman Association for Quality in Higher Education which supports and enhances the higher education sector.