I am working as Principal in Shining Star International School, Abu Dhabi -an Indian Curriculum school in UAE. I am a MIE Expert -Cohort 2020-21 selected by Microsoft Education. Am UAE Ambassador and lead facilitator for the Climate Action Project 2020. As a Head of the institution, I drive change and set a growth mindset among staff and students through a visionary plan.
I was awarded the Global Teachers Accreditation by British Council in 2013. I am an international Model UN Trainer having served as an international trainer with WFUNA, South Korea. As a Teach Sustainable Development Ambassador cohort-3 2019 selected by Teach SDG Academy which partners with the UN to spread awareness about the Global Goals, I believe in using classroom spaces for social goods through Advocacy, Activism and Action. I also represent Dubai as an Ambassador for SDG’s for Children, an international organization working to achieve Global Goals initiating projects with school students. A TEDx and GESS Speaker, I am a national level Handball and Basketball player. Now I train to run marathons and an am an avid cyclist having participated in many open competitions. My next goal is to participate in a Triathlon.
I am an energetic person and a passionate teacher. Teaching about Sustainable Development Goals is very close to my heart and I consider Global Goals – Agenda2030 to be a collective responsibility of all individuals. Coherent to this I have Facilitated the Global Classrooms Goals Project since 2019 guiding teachers in my group from around the world to initiate project related to Sustainable Development Goal allocated to the respective schools. I am a Facilitator for the Climate Action Project founded by Koen Timmers in collaboration with the UN Foundation. This project engages classrooms globally for the Climate action project. This year our plan is to engage 1 million classrooms from around the world and I am the UAE Ambassador for the Project.
I have had the honor of co-hosting the Microsoft Education Tweetmeet on Twitter in March and April’20. I was Project Amplifier for Take Action Project under Take Action Global, a 6 weeks duration international project connecting more than 1500 classrooms around the world celebrating 75th year of UN and collective responsibilities of individuals. This project is an initiative of Innovation Lab Schools- founded by Koen Timmers and Dr. Jennifer Williams. I recently was part of the backend team co moderating the Facebook Live streaming Channel of the biggest online teachers’ conference called the T4 Education hosted by Mr. Vikas Pota.
I have completed Leadership and Management certificate from Harvard School of Education in collaboration with Harvard Business School in Leading Change and Leading People.