Hala of Jordan is a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program grantee serving as teaching assistant in Arabic. She finished her undergraduate studies in Spanish and English Language and Literature from the University of Jordan in Jordan. On her third year, she was granted an ERASMUS MUNDUS scholarship to study for an academic year at The University of Granada in Spain; this experience played a major role in building her character, enriching her cultural background, enhancing her communication skills and helping her see the world with new eyes. “Learning about other countries and cultures is best done through lived experience and immersing oneself in the culture”.
Hala earned her Master’s Degree in Translation and Interpretation from The University of Granada in Spain. After getting back to Jordan, she worked at the University of Jordan as a Spanish Lecturer and Research Assistant. The following two years she worked for The European Union as a Language Assistant (Translator/Interpreter *Spanish-English-Arabic* and Project Coordinator) for The European Twinning Project “Strengthening The Capacities of the Audit Bureau of Jordan” through the consortium of Spain, Netherlands and Estonia. She can speak three languages (Arabic, Spanish, English) and is currently building up her knowledge of a forth language (French). She loves music, sports, travelling and sharing her culture and rich experiences with people from different countries.