Hanan is an experienced and certified positive discipline educator for both parents and teachers training over 1,000 parents and educators in just 18 months. A parent herself, Hanan is based in Dubai and has been teaching and educating for over twelve years in four different countries. She holds a master’s degree in Education and is currently working on her second in Psychology from the prestigious Harvard Extension School. She just finished her role as the AP Program Director in the American School of Dubai and is a Tedx Speaker.



A positive discipline educator for parents and children, Hanan launched her hugely popular online platform, The Family Hub, designed to educate, support and inspire parents to raise well-balanced children who are a positive addition to society. The platform has also launched a series of educational projects for families - “The Kindness Calendar” being the popular hit with children and families as well as the recently launched “Plan.It” organizational set for the busy, modern family - where she was the main project manager behind the production and sales on both the Business to Consumer front and the Business to Business front.



Hanan is also a lead examiner for IBDP Economics where she leads and trains teachers on examining the IB exams and methods of learning and teaching. She also leads workshops and talks supporting parents and teachers on a variety of topics such as school issues, bullying, dealing with change, managing screen time, communication, school issues, special needs in children, raising third culture kids, managing a child’s self-confidence, anger management, sex education, raising responsible children and more.



Over the course of Hanan’s career, her teaching and workshops have taken her to Dubai, Jeddah, Cairo and Geneva and she is proud to have worked with corporate giants such as UNICEF Egypt, Procter & Gamble UAE and Egypt, Vodafone Group UK and Dell Technologies. Her last Tedx talk with Procter & Gamble was about starting over and pushing through when rejection and changes loom ahead.

Hanan’s true passion is teaching and she is specialized in teaching Economics and Business Administration on the high school level. For the past twelve years, Hanan has worked in teaching roles at the American School of Dubai, the International School of Geneva (the school that invented the IB system) as an IBDP Economics and Business Management teacher and held teaching roles at the British School of Jeddah and the American International School of Egypt. Last year she was the Advanced Placement Program Director in the American School of Dubai, winning the most outstanding school in the UAE.



Hanan is proud to be a published writer and has contributed to a number of publications including Arabian Business, Gulf News, Mother & Child, Supermama. Her writing about parenting and teaching topics is due to her wealth of experience in this area. She is currently working on a book series for children. 

Hanan is hugely passionate and loves what she does. Whether educating parents or children, she finds it thoroughly inspirational, humbling and uplifting to be able to support others with the experience and education she has gained on her journey so far.

In her spare time, Hanan loves reading, swimming and diving. She enjoys spending time with her family including her husband, her 14 year old son and their adopted dog Bobby! Having celiac disease, Hanan is a huge advocate of clean eating and she also speaks English and Arabic.




Hanan is open to discussing the following topics: 

  • Bullying
  • Dealing with Change 
  • Raising balanced children 
  • Managing Screen Time
  • Managing Self-Confidence in Children
  • Anger Management
  • Sex Education 
  • Raising Responsible Children
  • Communicating with Teenagers
  • Kindness & Empathy
  • E-Learning and handling children’s work loads
  • Any other child related topics of discussion


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