Ms. Deeba Shahid

Ms.Deeba Shahid entered the field of Special Education after completing her degree in  Psychology from Delhi University, India. She headed a special school, The Educare Centre for Dyslexia, Delhi, India, for six years. After moving to the UAE in 2006 she worked as a Senior Special Educator at St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Dubai for almost 10 years. During this time, she saw first-hand that inclusion benefits everyone and that it is everyone’s responsibility. She is working as an inclusion leader at Apple International School for five years. As part of this role, she gained valuable experience coaching and mentoring international employees to become inclusive practitioners. She is passionate about improving practices, policies, and student engagement through equality, diversity, and inclusion.