Her background is in English language teaching and training. She has worked in the UK, Greece, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Malaysia as a teacher, trainer, materials developer and ELT projects manager and has extensive experience working with Ministries of Education in East Asia. Mina has presented at numerous national and international conferences on ELT related matters.  Her academic interests lie in the area of English language testing and assessment and more specifically in  language assessment literacy and the impact of testing and assessment. Mina is Conference Chair for the New Directions in English Language Assessment Conference, Lati America and she is currently a PhD student with CRELLA at the University of Bedfordshire, UK.