Born in Jordan, Ruba speaks four languages: Arabic, English, French, and German. She holds a B.A. in Modern Languages (French and german) and a Master’s Degreee in Women Studies. Ruba did part of her language study in France at the L’Université Stendhal of Grenoble and in Bremen at the University of Germany. She moved to the USA in 2003 and finished her teaching program at Concordia University and is licensed as a K-12 French teacher. Ruba founded many cross-cultural clubs and international fairs in Madison and is a great advocate for bilingual programs and the importance of learning a foreign language. She worked for two years at the Milwaukee French Immersion School as a K-4 teacher. She joined l’Alliance Française last autumn and taught adult classes and she is so excited to share her cultural and language experiences with all students.