Hajer Akram graduated from English language department at Mosul University. She has a master's degree in English linguistics. She has two published papers, the first one is titled: “Investigating war and non-war COVID-19 metaphorical expressions in political speech”; the second one is: “Investigating metaphors in COVID-19 related English texts”. Hajer has two years of experience in teaching Science and the English language in a private school. Also, she has experience as an interviewer and a language trainer with a local organisation supported by the US Embassy (Baghdad). In addition, she is working as an online supervisor and proofreader for research in the English and linguistics field.