Nampeera Lugira, M.S.

Nampeera LugiraPrincipal

Nampeera Lugira is Principal of Cathedral 7-12 High School in Boston. Nampeera has more than 15 years of experience in urban educational administration. Most recently before coming to Cathedral High School, Nampeera was Dean of Enrichment at Codman Academy Public Charter School in Dorchester.

Born in Uganda, East Africa and raised in Winchester, Massachusetts, she credits her Catholic school experience for her entry into the education field. Nampeera earned both her bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Master of Science in Administrative Sciences at Boston College and later launched her career at Mount Wachusett Community College. Nampeera went on to serve several roles in Boston Public Schools, including Program Manager for BellXcel (formerly Building Educated Leaders for Life) and as Manager of the Office of Engagement.

Nampeera currently resides in Mattapan with her two sons. She is an active community member and participates in organizations including LeadBoston, Black Girls Run Boston, Africans in Boston and the Boston College Endeavor Alumni Program.