Nagwa Khedr graduated in 2009 from the American University in Cairo. She found her passion for working with kids while on a community service trip to work with underprivileged children in Ethiopia. Then in 2010 she worked as an early intervention specialist, working mainly with children aged 1 to 8 years old. For the past 4 years, Nagwa has been using the DIR Floor-time approach to work with children with ASD and any developmental problems. In 2017, Nagwa finished her Expert training leader certification from the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning ( ICDL) and became the only DIR Floor-time provider in Egypt. In addition, she is an ICDL faculty and a certified parent coach. Nagwa is currently a PLAY project consultant in training.