Lina Malas is the co-founder and Director of Aventura Parks. She is passionate about leadership development for all ages.

She has over ten years experience in the private sector in management consulting, project and product management while working for Electronic Data Systems, Deloitte and Touche and MCI Worldcom. She enjoys teaching business courses as an Adjunct Professor at the American University in Dubai.

Lina also served on boards of: YPO Emirates Chapter as Spouse Officer and the school board of Cairo American College in Egypt. She has worked in various nonprofit organizations in Egypt, India and Dubai.

She has developed and ran numerous leadership and time management workshops for local businesses, networking organizations, counselors and students. She is a certified facilitator in the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, trained in the CAB Model, a certified master in the Reiss Motivation Profile, and a certified coach in the Leadership Circle.

Lina holds BA in Computer Science from Baylor University and an MBA from the Darden School of Business, UVA.