Dr Sally Alturki

Dr Sally Alturki has spent the past 50 years working on various projects for the development of education– 46 of those years in Saudi Arabia. She and her husband, Khalid Alturki, established in 1977 and continue to lead Dhahran Ahliyya Schools (DAS) , a nonprofit preK-12 dual language school with separate sections for girls and boys. DAS is a founding member of TAMAM and committed to its pillars. Equally valuable among their projects is Dar Alkitab Atterbawi, a not-for-profit project which they established to publish current books in Arabic that support development of education in the Arab world. They are also commited to Arabi21, for enhancement of the teaching of Arabic. Previously, Dr Sally also founded a pre-school teacher preparation center. Dr Alturki has served on many international advisory boards including for AUB, the King Abdullah Project for Development of Public Education (Tatweer), the Harvard Graduate School of Education and others.