Directors & Committees


Soha Athanasios, President
Soha was born in Cairo. She earned a BS and an MS in Engineering from the AUC and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the University of Miami in Florida. She is the Director of Services/Loss Control, OSHA Practice at Sedgewick CMS. Soha has been quite involved with our Egyptian community since she moved to the Bay Area in 1995. She is an advisor to the BAE and an active member of the EAS. She is married to Reda Athanasios and they have two daughters: Hana and Neda.

Jailan Eldin
Jailan was born in Alexandria, Egypt and raised in Canada.  She moved with her family to California in 1995 and have loved living here since then. She earned a bachelor's in Computer Engineering and a Master's in Engineering Management.  She currently works at Lockheed as the Technical Design Lead for satellite electrical ground support equipment.  In her free time she enjoys working out, socializing with friends, cooking and playing music.
Hany Gabra
Hany has been living in the Bay Area for 8 years. He holds a BS in Electrical engineering from Ain Shams University. While in Egypt, he ran a business for communication networks. Currently he owns two food businesses, a retail one: Banou International Food and a wholesale one for imports: Virgin World Foods. Over the past two years, Hany has been quite active in many events of the Egyptian community in the Bay Area. He is married and has 2 children. They live in Pleasanton.

Hussein Moustafa
Hussein was born and grew up in Alexandria, Egypt. He holds a BS degree in Electronics and Communications from Alexandria university. Hussein has been in the field of wireless communications for the last 20 years and currently works for Amazon. Hussein loves photography, enjoys running and hanging out with friends. He is a board member of Zawaya (Aswat) and served a board member of different organizations including NAAP and AAAEA.
Waleed Salaheldin
Waleed has been a member of the EAS Executive Committee for the past year. He spent his youth living in both Egypt and the US and is proud to call both countries his home. During his visits to Egypt, Waleed works with non-profit organizations to provide democracy education courses, philanthropic assistance and the disbursement of microloans to poor families in Cairo's slums. Waleed has a Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, with a concentration in International Law. He earned a BA degree in Legal Studies from UC Berkeley. Waleed currently works at Tour-Sarkissian Law Offices, LLP in San Francisco.

 Advisory Committee  

 Events Committee  

 Web Committee  
  Kareem Danish
  Sherif Danish
 Former Presidents  
2006 - 2008 Ashraf Seddeek
2002 - 2005 Amany Ghanem
1998 - 2001 Samir Salama
1993 - 1997 Sarwat (Stewart) Fahmy
1995 - 1996 Moghazy El Barkooki
1988 Hemmat Safwat
1987 Hamdy Ossman
1982 Azmy Tadros
1981 Mahmoud Abouzeid
1980 Dolly Tadros
1979 Nagat Sanabari
1978 Sayed Soltan
1977 Nabil Rageh
1976 Reda Afifi
1975 Hamdy Ossman
1974 Mamdouh AboulAta
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