Barbara Gallets joined Heya Masr’s team as a curriculum developer in July 2015. She is part of a team working to revise, develop, and expand Heya Masr’s curriculum and evaluation practices. She is focusing particularly on the nutrition and physical activity dimension of the program.
Barbara graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Arabic Language and Arab Studies. She aspires to combine her love of the Arabic language and the region’s cultures with her love for helping other people by working in the Middle East as a humanitarian aid or development worker. Currently in the US, she works with refugees as a case manager, interpreter, and English teacher. She has studied and worked in Egypt, Jordan, and Qatar.