Journeys To Belonging 

Ilene Winokur AlZaid, Ed.D.
About Me


Dr. Ilene Winokur AlZaid has lived in Kuwait for more than thirty-five years and recently retired as Director of the Foundation Program Unit (Math and English) at Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST). She taught and was an administrator at the early childhood and elementary levels, in addition to teaching intensive English in private institutions in Kuwait for twenty-five years. She is currently blogging about her experience living in Kuwait and providing support to refugee teachers in a variety of locations around the world. Ilene‚Äôs new podcast, Journeys to Belonging, features guests sharing how they feel they belong. 


Ilene is a Wakelet and Buncee Ambassador. She also served on the leadership teams of ISTE Global Collaboration Network and TESOL International Refugee Concerns interest section (RCIS).

Listen to Ilene's conversation on Barbara Bray's "Rethinking Learning podcast, we discuss belonging and finding your WHY during a crisis.

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