Dr Fauzia Shamim is Professor and Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Ziauddin University, Karachi, Pakistan. Earlier, she has worked as a teacher, teacher educator, researcher, and teacher leader in several higher education institutions both in Pakistan and abroad. Dr Shamim has taught EFL/ESL and trained English language teachers in a variety of settings in Pakistan and internationally. Dr Shamim is a founder member of the Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT) and currently its Program Coordinator. She has also served as the Chair of TESOL International’s Research Professional Council, USA (2018- 19). Her current research interests include teacher development, program development and evaluation, large class teaching, and English as medium of instruction.