Maha obtained her B.A. and M.A. Degrees in Psychology from the American University in Beirut, Lebanon. Maha received a Graduate Certificate of Advanced Study in Early Childhood Education from National-Louis University and Illinois State Board Certification in Early Childhood Development. She is a licensed Kindermusik instructor. Maha has taught at Northfield Community Nursery School, Berlitz School of Languages, American Community School of Athens and The American School in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Additionally, Maha has worked as a Community Counselor for 18 years with three Au Pair Agencies. She has two sons. .