Prior to joining Falak, Nihal was a Strategic Management Teaching Assistant at the German University in Cairo (GUC). She has experience in market and industry analysis as well as formulating strategies. Nihal also works part-time to support the RiseUp Summit, where she has been working on the Startup Manifesto Project, which aims to shape the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Egypt by providing an overview of challenges and suggesting actionable, collaborative solutions. Nihal holds an MSc in entrepreneurship and strategic management from (GUC). She also holds a BSc in Management with honors from (GUC), and she majored in strategic management, finance, and marketing.