Role Players 2019

Prof. Indira Parikh

President

Antardisha (Directions from Within)



Prof. Indira Parikh
President
Antardisha (Directions from Within)


Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam

Hon. Minister of Education

Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka



Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam (M.P.)
Hon. Minister of Education
Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka


Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam assumed the office as the Minister of Education with added responsibilities of Culture, Archaeology, Library Services and National Archives in January 2015. He is the General Secretary of the ruling United National Party and the leader of the Trade Union. He is also the media spokesman of the Party. He functions as the political leader of the Kurunegala district. He is a graduate of the University of Colombo specializing in Economics, Political Science and International Relations. He is also a lawyer by profession.

Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam was elected as a member to the Executive Board of the UNESCO in 2015.

An educational program under the guidance of Mr. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, “13 years of schooling” has beenlaunched to win the opportunities offered by the modern employment market and to ensure the educational rights of the children. A “Smart Classroom” program is being launched to bring the modern technology to the very classroom level. By implementing “Nearest school is the best school program” Hon. Minister of Education take his efforts to provide infrastructure and quality teaching for every school in Sri Lanka. He introduced “Suraksha”Insurance program to cover every students in Sri Lanka. His concept of “Subhaga” Scholarships launched in July 2018 to motivate gifted children who made achievements in different fields such as sports, science, mathematics and aesthetics subjects.

At present, Mr. Kariyawasam is engaged to bring about a revolutionary change in the education system of the country to avail educational servicesto all strata of the society in the urban and rural sector.

Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam is married to Madam Uththara Kariyawasam and has two children.

Dr. Amin Bin Senin

Director General of Education

Ministry of Education Malaysia



Honourable Datuk Dr. Amin Bin Senin
Director General of Education
Ministry of Education Malaysia


Datuk Dr. Amin bin Seninis currently the DirectorGeneral of Education Malaysia, Ministry of Education Malaysia, has more than 30-years of progressive career in education, training, and teacher development in which to uphold a quality education system that develops individual to their full potential and fulfils the aspirations of the nation.

Prior to this, he was Deputy Director of IAB National Institute of Educational Management and Leadership (2006-2009); Deputy Director of School Management Division (Policy) (2009); Deputy Director of Curriculum Development Division (Policy) (2009); Deputy Director of Teachers’ Training Education Institute (2009 -2011); Director of IAB National Institute of Educational Management and Leadership (2011 – 2012); Deputy DirectorGeneral of Education (Education Development & Policy Sector) (2012 – 2015); and as Deputy DirectorGeneral of Education (Teacher Profesionalism Development) (2015 - 2017).

Datuk Dr. Amin bin Senin holds a B.Sc & Education from Malaysia Science University; Masters of Science in Human Resource Development from University Putra Malaysia; and Ph.D in Education Management from University Malaysia Sabah.

He is the Executive Council Board Member of ISESCO, Governing Board Member of SEAMEO INNOTECH, SEAMEO Council Memberand Chair of SEAMEO High Officials. Datuk Dr. Amin bin Senin has published several articles, journals and books, and has presented at various national and international conferences. As a recognition for his excellent service, he was conferred with the Pingat Gemilang Darjah Kinabalu (P.G.D.K) by Sabah State Ruler in 2015, carrying the title of Datuk.

Dr. Marlena Kruger

CEO & FOUNDER

Mind Unique Education



Dr. Marlena Kruger
CEO & FOUNDER
Mind Unique Education


Marlena Kruger obtained her Doctorate in the Psychology of Education from the University of Johannesburg in 1999. She fulfilled a wide variety of roles and functions at different public and private higher education institutions over more than 30 years. She was also actively involved in the roll-out and distribution of computer tablets, training and development of lecturers and students distributed over 12 campuses in South Africa.

She is co-author of two books and read numerous papers at national and international conferences. She also has widely published in accredited journals. She is currently busy authoring a book and developing blended learning programmes, based on the “Integrated Techno-life Balance System ™”to promote living a healthy and balanced life with technology, while enjoying and living a purposeful life.

Marlena resigned in 2015 to pursue her dream of starting her own business, MindUnique Education. She also founded TechnoLife Wise Foundation to promote the roll-out of life-transforming eventssuch as multimedia puppet shows to schools,focusing on digital literacyand human values to ensure our children, parents and educators are well-prepared and able to adapt and flourish in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

She is married to André; have three sons of whom two are married and five grandchildren. She loves nature and being active.

Prof. Dr. Archana S. Nanoty

Principal

Madhuben & Bhanubhai Patel Women Institute of engineering



Prof. Dr. Archana S. Nanoty
Principal
Madhuben & Bhanubhai Patel Women Institute of engineering


Prof.(Dr.) Archana Nanoty,is PhD in Electrical Engg. from M. S. University Baroda, ME-Electrical Engineering, from Government College of Engineering, Amravati , Maharashtra. She is in Academics for more than 20 years and also has 5 years Industrial experience. She has the credibility of appointment as an Evaluator by DST-Government of India.

She has published 2 books and 28+ papers at National and International Journals and conferences. She has received grants from reputed governing bodies like AICTE,DST. She is a chartered Engineer, member of IEEE, ISTE, ISTD. She is working as a Reviewer for IEEE Journal on Vehicular Technology and as Editor and Reviewer of many reputed International Journals. She is working as a Ph.D supervisor-Electrical engineering, GTU. She has served as Ph.D examiner for other Indian Universities.

She has received an “Education Leadership Award” at 25th Business School Affaire and Devang Mehta National Education Award-2017.
She is a recipient of Award as “Woman of Excellence in the Field of Education” by Indian Achiever’s Forum, New Delhi, 2015.

She has delivered expert talk on Multiphase Induction Motors, at various International, National Conferences in India and abroad. She delivered expert talk on “Positive Attitude and Personality Development” at various Universities in India.
She is also a recipient of “Voice of Nagpur” Award- 1989 for Classical Singing, performed on AIR-93.9 FM.

Dr. Sonam Mansukhani

Anant National University, Ahmedabad


Dr. Sonam Mansukhani
Anant National University, Ahmedabad


Topic : "LIBERAL EDUCATION IN INDIA: EMERGING PEDAGOGICAL PRACTICES"

Dr. Sonam Mansukhani has served the academia for twenty-five years. She did her PhD in Sociology is also from University of Mumbai on “Informal Relationships in formal organizations: Relevance of informal relationships to decision making in a structured organization’. She taught Sociology and Management Studies at Kishinchand Chellaram College, Mumbai for twenty years. She was also faculty for Management Studies. She was also the coordinator for B.M.M. (Bachelor of Mass Media) in the same institution. In the last three years, she worked as Associate Professor and Chair, Summer Immersion Program at FLAME University, Pune. She taught courses in Sociology and Public Speaking and Debating Skills. As faculty, FLAME University, Pune, she mentored students, advising them in academic and related matters. She also mentored students for research for the Discover India Program, guiding them on projects – ‘Tholpavakoothu: Shadow Puppetry in Kerala’ and ‘Qawalli’ in Delhi. She also mentored students for Graduation Projects in FLAME School of Communication.

She has also taken workshops in Public Speaking and Debating Skills at Harvard Model United Nations. She is the recipient of the Award for Teaching Excellence by the Indus Foundation, Indo-American Summit, 2016. She has presented papers at several conferences and has several publications to her credit. She also provided consultancy services to Xavier Institute of Social Research & Action for a project on “Denotified Tribes in Mumbai’.

Currently she is faculty, Anant National University, Ahmedabad. She is teaching Organizational Dynamics to Undergraduate students and Social Dynamics of Organizations for the Anant Fellowship Program. She also leads the Film Club, AnantU.

Mark Lester

Managing Director

Education Partnerships FutureLearn



Mark Lester
Managing Director, Education Partnerships FutureLearn


Topic : "The trends impacting universities today and the role for microcredentials"

Mark Lester is co-founder and Managing Director, Universities and Educational Partnerships at FutureLearn, the social learning platform. He is responsible for growing FutureLearn's partnerships to over 150 leading research-intensive universities worldwide and specialist organisations such as Yad Vashem, the British Council and Cancer Research UK.

In this position, he regularly advises senior university executives on the evolving higher education landscape, digital strategy and internationalisation. He speaks regularly at industry conferences on the impact of technology in education and new forms of credential to support professional lifelong learning.

Mark sits on the Academic Advisory Board of elearnAfrica. He is founder of, and FutureLearn's representative on, the European MOOC Consortium (EMC). He is on the Senior Management Board of a major DFID-British Council project aimed at supporting access to higher education for 20,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon. He also sits on the research advisory board of a research project led by Leeds University on The Unbundled University.

Prior to joining FutureLearn, Mark headed the strategy unit at The Open University, held senior management positions in the British financial services sector, and in the UK Government department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and worked as a managing consultant for Monitor Group

Prof. (Dr.) R P Banerjee

Chairman & Director

EIILM



Prof. (Dr.) R P Banerjee
Chairman & Director, EIILM


Topic : "Need for Self-Management for Educators and Learners"

Dr. Kavita Khullar

Principal

St. George International School



Dr. Kavita Khullar
Principal, St. George International School


A decisive, articulate and a disciplined professional Educationist with over 25 years of rich & extensive experience in Strategic Planning & Management in Teaching, Counselling and Recruiting.

Am a versatile educationist and an outstanding team - motivator with a wide International exposure. Having a unique style of incorporating contemporary methods of pedagogy into the mainstream, passionate about making learning meaningful and a joyful process nourished with compassion, faith and hope.

I specialise in leading new school & improvement projects!
As a dynamic leader have guided schools to greater heights and placed them on the international map.

Silvia Vianello

Director Innovation Center

Spjain School Of Global Management



Silvia Vianello
Director Innovation Center, Spjain School Of Global Management


Dr. Vianello is the award-winning of the Top Middle East Woman Leader Award and got featured in the prestigious Top 100 Forbes Italian Women list.

Dr. Vianello is a world-renowned expert in marketing, technology and future vision (eg. artificial intelligence, robots, blockchain, drones, machine learning, emotional intelligence...) who speaks regularly in corporate and public settings. Currently Professor and Director of Innovation at SPJain Business School.

With a vision to change the way businesses think, act, and operate, Dr. Vianello works as consultant with leaders and organizations in nearly every industry to help transform company culture and create a better working world.

Also, bestseller author of many books related to marketing, new technologies, e-commerce, omnichannel and digital transformation. Hosted for 4 years, on Sky, a TV Show related to innovation and technology, called “Smart & APP-The Technology Show”.

Dr. Vianello is a well known Instagram travel Influencer @profsilviavianello

Former Managing Director of a consulting company that served Fortune 500 companies as a leading provider of marketing disruptive idea using technology for double-digit growth.

Former Maserati Marketing Director for 24 countries in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Oceania.

Niel Dagondon

Chairman

College of Arts & Technology



Niel Dagondon
Chairman, College of Arts & Technology


Topic : "Building Comprehensive Information Systems for Schools on a Shoestring Budget"

Elson Niel Dagondon founded Anino Games in 2001 as the first Game Development Studio in the Philippines. It specialized in Third Party Development, Outsourcing and its related services for PC and Mac, Mobile, iOS, Facebook, Nintendo DS/Wii catering to top Publishers. Their independent games have won multiple international awards such as the Independent Games Festival while their 3rd party games have also gone on to reach the top 10 in the App stores and Online Portals. In 2014, Anino Games was acquired by Bangkok based Pocket PlayLab. The 45-strong studio located in Makati was then rebranded as Anino PlayLab where Niel worked as General Manager and Head of Business Development until 2016.

Niel is also the Chairman of the Board of CIIT Philippines, a Digital Arts and Technology college he co-founded in 2008 in Quezon City, Philippines with a branch in Alabang. It has more than 800 students in College, Senior High School and Short Courses.

Niel is currently the President and Co-Founder of Edusuite, a company he started in 2017 to create AI-driven solutions to Colleges and Universities.

Niel obtained his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science major in Computer Engineering at De La Salle University and his Masters in Entrepreneurship in Ateneo Professional Schools. He has recently been featured in a book “The Finishers” by Ezra Ferrer.

Dr. Palanisamy Sivanandy

International Medical University



Dr. Palanisamy Sivanandy
International Medical University


Dr. Palanisamy Sivanandy is an eminent academician and researcher has morethan 12 years of teaching and research experiences. He has morethan 20 years of experiences in the pharmacy field.

He has started his career as a Dispensing pharmacist in the year 1997 as a Diploma Pharmacist; in 2005 he has completed his Pharmacy Undergraduation (B.Pharm) from the Madurai Medical College, Tamilnadu; in 2007 he obtained his Post Graduation(M.Pharm) in Pharmacy Practice from Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Paracmedical Sciences, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. He has completed his Ph.D., in the year 2013 from the prestigious Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai and Good Clinical Practice Licensure Exam from Ministry of Health(MoH), Malaysia in 2014.

He has published more than 60 research papers in various national and international indexed peer reviewed journals and has been serving as Chief editor and an editorial board member of repute for morethan 10 international journlas.

He has received many grants from Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, India; Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi, India; Centre for International Co-Operation in Science, Chennai, India; and International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

He has presented many research papers in conferences invarious countries like Turkey (Istanbul), USA (New York and Texas), South Korea (Seoul), Singapore, Thailand (Bangkok), Indonesia (Bali), and Malaysia.

His main areas of interest areCardiovascular and diabetic medications, Pharmacovigilance, Drug Safety Monitoring, Prescription Auditing, Clinical Research and Development, Clinical Trials and Patient Safety,

Dr. Sushma Shekhar Kulkarni

Director

Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar



Dr. Sushma Shekhar Kulkarni
Director
Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar


Director at Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, Rajaramnagar, Islampur, Maharashtra, India. Holds a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Vishveshvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VNIT), Nagpur University, Nagpur, Master of Engineering in Construction & Management, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, and Ph.D (Civil), Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Has 27 years of teaching experience at Under Graduate and Post Graduate programs in engineering. Contributed more than 20 research papers in National & International journals and presented 22 research papers in National & International Conferences. Authored one book „A Critical Study of Total Quality Management in Engineering Industries‟, LAP Lambert Publication, Germany. Provisionally registered Patent titled „Academic System based on Mobile Computing Devices‟. Received two major sponsored projects from Department of Science & Technology (DST) and Information Technology Research Academy (ITRA), New Delhi. Guided more than ten projects at Post graduate engineering level & at present guiding five Ph.D candidates.

Recognitions : Awarded with Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan‟s „Best Engineering College Principal Award‟ by Indian society for Technical Education (ISTE) for the Year 2011, „Emerging HRD thinker‟s award‟ for Best Research Paper by Indian society for Training and development (ISTD) for 2011 with Gold Medal, Awarded with “Kamala Award” for the Best paper entitled “A Critical Study of Total Quality Management in Indian Engineering Industries – A survey Report” by Indian society for Training and Development New Delhi for the year 2005-2006, Visited 6 universities in United states of America in 2008 and also Nanyang Technological University, National university of Singapore and Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore in 2012 to study the systems and processes in these Universities.

Distinguished Memberships
Fellow of Institution of Engineers, Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE),
New Delhi, All India association for Educational Research (AIAER),
On Board of Engineering Education Foundation, Pune,
National Council Member of Indian Society for Training and development (ISTD), New Delhi,
Member of American Society for Engineering Education, USA, Board member of IUCEE, India
chapter, Chairman of Lead Colleges, Shivaji University, Kolhapur
Member of various committees like Board of studies of Department of Technology, University of Pune, State level governing body for Hydrological Data User's Group (HDUG) for Maharashtra State, Academic Council; of Walchand college of Engineering, Sangli, Chairman, Research Review Committee, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

Areas of interest : Concrete Technology, TQM, Quality Circles, Construction Management, Watershed Management, Outcome based Engineering Curricula and Best Practices in Engineering Education.

Prof. Meenakshi Gandhi

Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University



Prof. Meenakshi Gandhi
Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University


Dr. Meenakshi Gandhi has 19 years of academic work experience in the areas of Teaching, Training, Research, Institution building, Academic administration, faculty development, research enhancement & Program management.
She is passionate about building the entrepreneurial ecosystem among students, women and youth. She teaches courses on entrepreneurship, marketing and strategic management Entrepreneurship is her core area of interest in teaching and research.

A keen researcher, her interest areas are entrepreneurship & empowerment, Women leadership in Higher Education and Enhancing quality of higher education.
She is currently doing a research work on women leadership in universities, wherein the issues of work life balance for women, leadership capacity building, enabling inclusivity are being dealt with in great depth.

Her research interests include entrepreneurship education and growth in small firms. She has published eight books and over 30 research papers in journals and presented her research work at various national and international conferences and has and has served as the Session Chair for the International journal of Arts & sciences Conference held at Ryerson University, Toronto May 2013, 21st Century Academic forum at Harvard among others as well as serves on the review panel of various international and national journals.

She serves as a trainer for corporate executives, women on issues of work life balance, leadership development and capacity building for women. As an enabler of women development she has taken various training programs on managerial skill development, Excellence in Life for women and has been instrumental for developing leadership skills in academia and corporate women workforce.

Dr. Gandhi is a Consultant to a rural women enterprise Pabiben.com, an enterprise of a rural artisan in Kutch, Gujarat for market access, resource mobilization and growth. She has been approached as a mentor and guide by women and youth entrepreneurs in Delhi for start up guidance and growth.

She is a life member of Delhi management Association, Commerce and Management association of India and the Women Economic forum. She has been a recipient of Indira Parekh 50 Women in Education awards in July 2018.

Dr. Prof. Varsha Jain

Professor of Marketing, Co-chairperson, Fellow program in management, FPM

MICA



Dr. Prof. Varsha Jain
Professor of Marketing, Co-chairperson, Fellow program in management, FPM
MICA


Dr. Varsha Jain is a Professor in Integrated Marketing Communications and the Co-chair, FPM (Doctoral Level Program) at the MICA (India). Dr. Varsha has authored over 100+ publications in international, national and trade journals, book chapters and case study collections, including the Journal of Product and Brand Management, the Journal of Marketing Communication, Healthy Marketing Quarterly, the International Journal of Mobile Marketing, the Journal of Consumer Marketing, Young Consumers, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration, Middle East Media Educator, Marketing Insights and Marketing News, marketing management text book 15/e (Philip Kotler, Father of marketing and this text book is bible for marketing management, case contributor, by invitation) Ivey case collections and the Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies Collection. She has also won awards and gold medals in the categories of not only “Best Researcher of the Year 2019”by Integrated Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Delhi, India , "Best Researcher of the Year 2018"by Centre for Education Growth and Research, Delhi, India, “Woman Academic Leader Award in Higher Education - 2018” by Foundation for Management Research and Training, Delhi, India, “Femina Women Leadership Award for excellence in Education” - 2018 and “DNA Education Leadership Award”- 2018 by World HRD Congress, Mumbai, India, “Outstanding Management Researcher Award - 2016”, “Young Outstanding Management Researcher - 2013”, but also “Outstanding Woman Management Researcher–2012”, awarded by AIMS (The Association of Indian Management Scholars) International. In her research and teaching career, she was visiting guest at Emory Business School, Atlanta, USA in April 2018 and 2017 (invited by Distinguished marketing professor, Jagdish Sheth) and visiting scholar and guest at The Medill School, North-western University, USA in May 2013 and April 2015 (invited by renowned marketing professor, Don Schultz, and visiting professor at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore in July 2013 and IIM, Trichy in December 2014. Her research specialties lie in digital marketing, luxury branding, and digital natives. Dr. Varsha’s current work entails writing a books on Consumer Behaviour: A Digital Native for India and China and Customer Relationship Management.

Katrine K. Wong

Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning Enhancement;
Associate Professor, Department of English

University of Macau



Katrine K. Wong, Ph.D. (Leeds)
Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning Enhancement;
Associate Professor, Department of English
University of Macau


Topic : "High-Tech, Low-Tech and No-Tech: Digital-Age Teaching and Learning at the University of Macau"

Prof. KatrineWong works on music and theatre, Macao studies and HE teaching and learning. She is the author of Music and Gender in English Renaissance Drama (Routledge) as well as articles in top-tiered journals such as Adaptation, Early Theatre and Pacific Affairs, co-editor of Macao – Cultural Interaction and Literary Representations (Routledge), and commissioned editor ofCatholic Music in Macao in the Twentieth Century: Music Writers and their Works in a Unique Historical Context (Instituto Cultural). Wong is co-creator of Macao’s first-ever MOOC, ‘Creativity’. She is currently working on two OUP book chapters on music in Shakespeare. At the invitation of events such as World Voice Day, Macao International Musical Festival and Macao Arts Festival, Wong has given public lectures on the dramaturgical use of music in Shakespearean plays. She has also given talks and workshops at international conferences such as World Shakespeare Congress, Society for Renaissance Studies Conference, International Consortium for Educational Development, Lilly Conferences. In 2018, she visited Nanjing University asExpert-in-Residence at their Centre for Teaching and Learning. Wong is also a classically-trained musician, holding professional titles of FTCL (Piano) and LTCL (Voice) from Trinity College London. She is conductor of Coro Perosi Macao and vocal coach of University of Macau Choir.

Thian Ai Ling

General Manager

My First Skool



Thian Ai Ling
General Manager
My First Skool


Ms Thian Ai Ling is the General Manager of My First Skool by NTUC First Campus, a network of 141 childcare centres (to-date) in Singapore, and afterschool, a school-based student care service in primary schools offered by NTUC First Campus, aimed at meeting working families’ demand for reliable, quality after-school care. At MFS, Ms Thian leads and develops systems for business effectiveness, quality assurance and practice leadership. She had initiated various quality-improvement/change-management initiatives, e.gs. technology strategic mapping, niches’ development with partners, inter-generational programming and others. She coaches her team of Area Directors, Cluster Quality Managers and Centre Principals on Systems Thinking, Strategic Planning and Leadership. Before joining the pre-school sector in 2015, Ms Thian spent 18 years with MOE and had last held the posts of Cluster Superintendent and Principal with the Ministry of Education. She holds a Master from Columbia University (Teachers’ College), a Post-Grad Diploma in Education with the National Institute of Education (NIE) and a BA (Hons) with the National University of Singapore. She was a recipient of the national Outstanding Youth in Education (OYEA) Award in 2001 and the Lee Kuan Yew’s Valedictorian Award at the 2008 National Institute of Education’s Leaders in Education Programme. Ms Thian received the Prof Indira Parikh 50 Women in Education Leaders’ Award in 2018.

Francis Jacob Aragon

Principal

iACADEMY



Francis Jacob Aragon
Principal
iACADEMY


Dr. Jaco Deacon

Deputy CEO

Federation of Governing Bodies for South African Schools



Dr. Jaco Deacon
Deputy CEO
Federation of Governing Bodies for South African Schools


Nikhat Azam

Head of Education

BRS Ventures



Nikhat Azam
Head of Education
BRS Ventures


Dr. Ridzwan Bin Che Rus

DEAN, FACULTY OF TECHNICAL & VOCATIONAL

UNIVERSITI PENDIDIKAN SULTAN IDRIS



DR. RIDZWAN BIN CHE RUS
DEAN, FACULTY OF TECHNICAL & VOCATIONAL
UNIVERSITI PENDIDIKAN SULTAN IDRIS


Pramod Mahajan

PRINCIPAL

SHARJAH INDIAN SCHOOL



PRAMOD MAHAJAN
PRINCIPAL
SHARJAH INDIAN SCHOOL


Summary:
Principal / Head of Institution – Samashti International School - Hyderabad
Sr. Principal - GEMS PUBLIC SCHOOL
Principal - LODHA WORLD SCHOOL, Palava, MUMBAI
Principal - Podar International School-Kalyan (Mumbai),
Principal - Arya Cambridge International School-Thane (Mumbai)
Vice Principal - Birla School Mumbai
Principal / Head of Institution since 2005
Experience in CBSE Schools as Principal - 11 years
Total Teaching experience - 31 years (1987 - till date)
Core Member of Community Volunteers Team, Education Wing ,Office of Consul General CGI.India, Dubai, UAE
Core Member of Working Group of Education Wing of the Office of Ambassador, The Embassy of India, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Qualifications:
Master of Science (Physics) - Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar
Bachelor of Science (Physics) - Dr. Harisingh Gour University, Sagar
Master of Arts (Education) - Monad University
Bachelor of Education (Creativity) - DAVV Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
Master of Business Administration (Training & Development) – NIBM, Chennai, IAO

Scientific Achievements:
National Level:
First prize winner in Intel Science Talent Discovery Fair (1999-2000) awarded by Director - Nehru Science Center Mumbai (Organized by INTEL ASIA ELECTRONICS LTD. U.S.A. & Nehru Science Center).
Awarded by Edumatics, New Delhi, for the Project of Learning Through Computers.

International Level:
Participated in the Global School Leaders conference conducted by University of Queensland, Australia on Futuristic Leadership… School Assessment,
Professional Development and Cross cultural Exchange in the Global Context as Speaker and Key delegate in June 2018.
Awarded by NASA , The USA for “Scientific Educational Excursion”
Participated in the World Education Summit 2018, Dubai conducted Digital Learning Magazine in Association with KHDA as keynote speaker on OUTCOME BASED EDUCATION: IMPORTANCE OF TECHNOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS by University of Helsinki, in NOV, 2017.
Participated in the World School Leaders conference conducted by University of Helsinki, Finland on School Leadership and Global Trends in Education in Oct 2017
Merit Certificate holder of INTEL INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FAIR awarded by Director General National Council of Science Museum
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AWARD (2014-17) BY BRITISH COUNCIL (Recognized and awarded by British Council for leading the integration of international learning in the school).

Awarded by:
Director N.V.S. New Delhi for creative work on “PROJECT VIDYA”
Educome Datamatics New Delhi for creative works on “I.T. based advanced Teaching Techniques”
N.C.E.R.T. New Delhi for paper presentation on “Planning and Teaching Tactics” in national seminar on I.T. & Schooling process in India.
Merit performance for I.T. based lesson plans on heat engine and nuclear fission awarded by INTEL ASIA ELECTRONICS LTD. U.S.A.
Received National Educational Award for “EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE“2012 in Mumbai.
Recipient of Indywood Educational Excellence Award 2018 awarded by Indywood, Make In India (Invest India) and Government Of Telangana, Hyderabad, India.

Dr. Shielilo R. Amihan

DEAN, COLLEGE OF ARTS, SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF PERPETUAL HELP SYSTEM-DALTA



DR. SHIELILO R. AMIHAN
DEAN, COLLEGE OF ARTS, SCIENCES AND EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF PERPETUAL HELP SYSTEM-DALTA


Sister Merceditas O. Ang

SPC, University President

St. Paul University Philippines



Sister Merceditas O. Ang
SPC, University President
St. Paul University Philippines


Sr. Merceditas Ang, SPC is affiliated with the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres. She is a lawyer and educator with expansive professional experience in education, legal practice, research, human resource development, and socio-civic organizations. As the incumbent President of St. Paul University Philippines (SPUP), she advocates global education, research and innovation, peace and social justice, environmental stewardship, poverty alleviation and community development. In 2015, she launched the internationalization program of SPUP and incorporated global education in the curriculum and instruction. Accordingly, there was spectacular increase of international students from Indonesia, India, China, Nigeria, Thailand and East Timor. Likewise, SPUP expanded its local and international partnerships in the academe and industry. Currently, SPUP has international accreditation and a member of the ASEAN International Mobility for Students (AIMS), University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP), Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), and the Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACU).

She believes that education is a potent factor in national and global development, sustainability and social transformation. The mission of forming the young as responsible future leaders appealed to her inner calling to embark on educational and socio-civic advocacies.



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