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December 2021

Dear CAC Community, 

As we look forward to the last week of school prior to a well-deserved winter break, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for the commitment, passion, and time you invest into making CAC special. We are delighted to share with you the long awaited news of the safe completion of the High School renovation project. The process of occupying the building has begun and we look forward to the educational opportunities that a new building will provide to our High School Students, Faculty, Staff and Administration. I would like to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt gratitude for the tireless work and endless hours exerted by the Board of Trustees, the Administration and Hassan Allam, working together as a team to bring this labor of love to completion. The end result is spectacular!  Read more ...


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The School Board will be composed of a minimum of six (6) members and up to a maximum of twelve (12) members from the following categories:

    • Representatives of Organizations and Institutions;
    • Elected Representatives; and
    • Appointed Representatives

CAC Board Of Trustees

UrsulaHammerichJoined the Board in July 2019 as a community representative for a two-year term 2019-21 and was appointed for a third year 2021-22.  She has been an active member of the CAC community since she moved to Egypt in December 2015 with her husband, a physician.  She has two daughters, one attending CAC in grade 10 and the second daughter graduated from CAC in 2020.

With over 20 years of experience in international development as team leader, senior technical advisor and project coordinator, Ms. Hammerich lived and worked in Europe (Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Austria), Africa (Rwanda, Egypt) and Asia (India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Uzbekistan) predominantly in the non-for-profit sector with multilateral organizations, bilateral donor and relief agencies as well as (non)-government organizations.

She holds a Master degree in Business Administration from Westminster University in London/UK and a Master of Arts from the University of Cologne/Germany. Ms. Hammerich is experienced in strategic and project planning in various intercultural and cross-cultural settings (including HR and financial management, M&E and team building). She is passionate about excellence in education and academic innovation and has served on international school boards in South East and Central Asia in the past. 


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