Haya A. Abu Hussein was born in Toulkarm in 1980 in Palestine. She has been working as a teacher for over 11 years now. She teaches 12th grade at Turkish Secondary Girls' School in Al Birah, Palestine. She teaches English language. She has a Master's degree in Arts of Teaching English. She participated in the Fulbright DAI in 2016, during which she conducted research on how to engage students in evaluating and assessing teachers' practices in classrooms to improve teaching practices.