Executive Director

For more than 20 years, Michelle El-Khoury Tager has been working in the international environment, both in the legal and education fields.
Michelle is currently putting her skills and experience to work as a consultant for USAid, World Bank and other NGOs in the field of human development, leading and managing Alefb multicultural center, and working for LebNet.
Before moving to the Bay area, Michelle worked for a subsidiary of Electricite de France in Paris-France as in-house corporate counsel, advising on legal aspects of renewable energy projects in Africa and the USA,
In Washington DC, she managed IT projects for CNSI (Client Network Services-Inc) in the Middle East (Lebanon, Egypt, UAE).
Michelle is the Founder and President of Alef, b… multicultural center, and an active member and Corporate Secretary on the board of the French American Cultural Society (FACS), in San Francisco.
Always keen on bridging the gap between the Diaspora and Lebanon, her home country, Michelle wrote a children’s book for fundraising purposes to the benefit of SEAL (Social and Economic Action for Lebanon), a New York based non-profit organization. She published an Online story book to teach Arabic to Children, funded by a grant from Qatar Foundation International in DC.
Michelle holds a Master degree in Law from Universite de Paris II in France, a Mediation diploma from UC Berkeley and a Leadership certificate in the field of teaching foreign languages. She is trilingual in Arabic, French and English, lived and worked in 3 different continents.