Doaa was born and raised in Egypt. Doaa holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Helwan (Egypt) at the department of Spanish and literature. She also received the European-Egyptian Master's in Spanish Language and Culture from the University of Salamanca (Spain). The thesis is entitled "Aspects of Prostitution in Spanish-American Literature and Twentieth-century Arab Literature: Comparative Study of Prostitution between the incredible and Sad Story of Candida Eréndira and Her Soulless Grandmother Gabriel García Márquez and Darb Al Hawa Ismael Waly Al Dien" Currently a PhD student and teaching assistant at Temple University.
Her current research interests center around the Latin American Literature, Disability Studies, and Women Studies.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Rebeca Hey-Colón