advisory board

Prof. Paul Reville

Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education
Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  He recently completed nearly five years of service as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. As. Ed. Secretary  Reville established a new Executive Office of Education and had oversight of higher education, K-12, and early education in the nation’s leading student achievement state. He served in the Governor’s Cabinet and played a leading education reform role on matters ranging from the Achievement Gap Act of 2010 and Common Core State Standards to the Commonwealth’s highly successful Race to the Top proposal.

Prof. Tarun Khanna

Director of the South Asia Institute, Harvard University
Tarun Khanna is the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School, where he has studied and worked with multinational and indigenous companies and investors in emerging markets worldwide. He was named Harvard University’s Director of the South Asia Institute in the fall of 2010

Prof. Katherine Merseth

Senior Lecturer on Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Katherine Merseth’s work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction. At Harvard, she founded the Harvard Children’s Initiative, a university-wide program focusing on the needs of children as well as the School Leadership and the Teacher Education Programs at the School of Education

Prof. Helen Haste

Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education
Helen Haste is principal investigator for the HGSE Spencer Foundation-funded New Civics Early Career Scholars’ Program. This supports currently 17 HGSE doctoral students whose research interests concern civic education and civic engagement. The Program involves Workshops, internships and special courses.

Dr. Tayeb A Kamali

Vice Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) – the United Arab Emirates
For over two decades Dr. Kamali has spearheaded education, training, research and applied technology programmes in the UAE and Middle East regions. This has been achieved by establishing and leveraging relationships with global leaders in academia, business and government. He has helped create a ground-breaking, world class eLearning institution at HCT through the strategic implementation of technology in education with initiatives such as integrated wireless campus infrastructures, online and paperless learning and knowledge management programmes.