Meet the SCU Staff
Dr. Sabreen Mutawally, better known as ‘Dr. SaM iAM’, has dedicated her entire professional and personal life to serving others, especially children. A native of Brooklyn, NY byway of Georgetown, Guyana, Dr. Mutawally has been an educator for almost 12 years, and a lifelong advocate and proponent for children’s rights and education. Dr. Mutawally holds a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Physical Education from Hampton University, a Master of Science in Adapted Physical Education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, and more recently, has earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education with an emphasis in Leadership, Policy and Change from Walden University.
As a sought after instructional and curriculum coach, agent of social change, and advocate for children, Dr. Mutawally continuously seeks to ensure that education amongst the minority population receives heightened awareness. Her vast knowledge of instructional strategies, especially in the area of minority male students, has resulted in her presenting at various conferences throughout the United States, including the Thomasville City Schools Teacher-Lead Conference, the United States Parole Commission Black History Month Program, the North Carolina New Schools Summer Institute, SREB Making Schools Work Conference, and the College Board A Dream Deferred Conference, just to name a few.
Dr. Mutawally was recently appointed as one of the new Assistant Principals at Walter Hines Page High School.
Tamara Caple is a leader who serves with a Servant’s Heart. She is a native of Asheville NC, the wife of Maurice Caple and the mommy of Arrington Caple.
Dr. Caple has served as a Registered Nurse for 23 years. She has had the privilege of leading nursing teams for 15 years of her career. Her passion is mentoring and growing new nurses as well as serving as a role model for those who feel that Nursing Leadership is out of their reach. In her most recent assignment, Dr. Caple will have the opportunity to serve underserved populations, and ensure equal access to care.
Dr. Caple is a life long learner. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (1999) and Masters of Science in Nursing Administration (2006)from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Masters of Business Administration (2008) from Strayer University, and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (Executive Leadership) (2017) from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Outside of work, she enjoys serving the community as a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She gives back to her alma matter UNCG, by teaching part time in their Masters and Doctoral Nursing programs. She is a member of Calvary Christian Center in Greensboro NC.
Dr. Caple is honored to serve the Sister Circle as she continues to strengthen her spiritual walk, do God’s work and carry the fire.
She is the devoted wife of Pastor P. Michael McNair, Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church (Thomasville, NC). Pastor and Lady McNair are the proud parents of twin sons, Judah and Jordan.
She is the author of 3 books, “The Guide to Greatness for Women in Ministry”, “21 Days of Powerful Prayers for Women” and “I Have A Confession to Make”.
She is the founder of The Sister Circle International, a non-profit 501c3 organization established in August 2020 as a collective of prayer centered women focused on empowering other women. This organization as founded with 46 women in the Piedmont Triad area and currently serves 3.3 thousand women in 25 states, as well as the Bahamas, Trinidad, Africa & New Zealand.
Lady Leah McNair is boldly fulfilling the mandate on her life to “carry the fire” and be an uncompromising voice in the Body of Christ.
Shirley Bynum loves unconditionally with a sincere and caring heart that is driven by her passion to support and empower others. Dr. Bynum is a native of Moore County, the wife of Robert Bynum, mother of Tammie and Frank, grandmother of three, and great grandmother of one.
She recently retired from Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools as the Executive Director for Career and Technical Education. Dr. Bynum spent 43 years in public education serving students and teachers in several districts; Moore County Schools, Guilford County Schools, Winston-Salem State University, and Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools.
She earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, and considers herself to be a life-long learner in her Christian walk to do God’s work and carry the fire.