Nada Sneige Fuleihan, holds a masters in history of the Middle-East. She lived in Lebanon through the civil war and is fluent in French, English and Arabic. She has taught history and languages in Lebanon and in the United states focusing on the French language, culture, and francophone countries. She recently served as the director of the Ecole Franco-Américaine de Chicago for four years. A strong believer in bilingual education and the central role of language learning and cultural understanding toward reaching global peace, she is active in promoting awareness of the culture and history of the Middle-East.