Dr. Galegher joined the Board in July 2021 as an elected community representative for a two year term 2021-23. Dr. Galegher and her husband Omar Naguib, a CAC alumnus have three sons, Zane (7), Ali (4), and Taymour (2).
Dr. Galegher holds a Ph.D. in Comparative and International Education, graduate degrees in Middle East Studies and Secondary Education, and a B.A. in International Affairs. Her research focuses on international schools, internationalization and localization of curricula and policy, and teacher preparation and education for diverse and marginalized communities.
She taught students from PreK to adult language learners and has worked as a teacher, administrator and researcher in IB and US education systems for 14 years. She has been part of the CAC community since 2010 in a variety of capacities, teaching, researching, and volunteering. As a member of the PTO executive board, she initiated and headed the DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) PTO committee and organized and facilitated CAC Talks.
Mr. Tarek Sakr joined the Board of Trustees in July 2021 as a community elected representative. He is a proud CAC alumnus, class of '98 and the father of Alia attending elementary school.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Pepperdine University and began his career at Wells Fargo in the USA before joining Ahli United Bank and then venturing on his own.
He founded Kuwait Car General Trading in Kuwait where, after acquiring two little-known technology platforms, he was able as a hands-on CEO to develop them into the successes they are today: the online marketplace that dominates the classifieds space in Kuwait. Subsequently selling a majority share in the businesses to National Bank of Kuwait's Private Equity division, Mr. Sakr serves on the Board of Directors while leading the companies as CEO, responsible for high-level strategy.
Joined the Board in July 2018 as a community representative for a two year term 2018-2020 and was appointed for two consecutive one-year terms ending in 2022. Dr. Zaghloul is the father of two ES students, a qualified surgeon and specialist in pediatrics who worked extensively with children and their parents. In his present role as a CEO of a Petrochemical company he is aware of the many innovations and constant changes of the IT and technology sections of this industry and believes strongly that it is essential for our students to graduate with the ability to absorb and adapt quickly to the innovations in IT and technology in their chosen fields.
Dr. Zaghloul represented Egypt on international business councils, worked on Crisis Management Committees in the UK and sees Health, Safety and Environment as the most important focus in the company which he represents and gives it priority. His expertise includes Long Term Budget Planning, Project Management, Corporate Sustainability, Interaction with Government Agencies and IT.