Asmaa Sleem is Egyptian and believes that the main hope of any nation lies in the education of its youth. She is also convinced that hope for this world means spreading peace, mindfulness, justice and moral integrity through people’s education, raising awareness, living consciously and the power of togetherness. She sees herself as a lifelong learner and has worked in peace facilitation and conflict transformation. She was a Caux Scholar at Asia Plateau/India in 2015/16, a participant of the Caux Peace and Leadership Program (CPLP) 2017, a CPLP faculty member (training/logistics) in 2018 and took part in the Mandela Mile programme in 2021. She studied teaching methodologies, has a post-grad degree in social sciences and liberal arts and is currently planning to study positive psychology and trauma-informed education. Asmaa is vice-president of the Association for World Education International (AWE), a global platform for educators that works with innovative methods for sustainable education, lifelong learning and global citizenship.