Dr. Shereen Gobran

School Director, Liwa International School

Dr. Shereen Gobran is Principal of Liwa International School, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, Director in Liwa Holding, member of AdvancEd Board of Governors, CEO of Kagan Arabian Region, and member of    Abu Dhabi University's Board of Trustees. 

Born in Cairo, Egypt, Dr. Gobran is the recipient of Doctor of Philosophy in English Literature. In 1992, she founded Liwa International School that has since then earned a solid reputation and numerous national and international awards and certifications including AdvancED accreditation and Band A rating by Abu Dhabi Education Council, the highest educational authority in Abu Dhabi. In response to the local community’s demands, Liwa Holding now comprises a second branch – The Liwa International School for Girls.

Dr. Gobran has been one of the lead educators/advisors involved in strategic planning, curriculum, and evaluation committees in charge of providing recommendations on the advancement of education in different organizations. 

By fostering an educational approach that amalgamates national values with international standards, Dr. Gobran had paved the way for modern and far-reaching learning approaches. She has an open door policy where educators from not only the UAE, but also other countries are welcomed to share knowledge and success stories.

Dr. Gobran’s future plans surpass the boundaries of an educational institution or a country or a region. They are global and holistic in dimension and learner-based in impact.