The Role of Sustainability with Education
7pm to 8pm IST • 9:30am to 10:30am ET • 1:30pm to 2:30pm GMT
Dr. Uttiyo Raychaudhuri — Vice Provost for Internationalization
University of Denver
Dr. Uttiyo Raychaudhuri is Vice Provost and primary advocate for the University of Denver’s comprehensive internationalization efforts. Previously, at Cornell, he was the first executive director of the Office of Global Learning. He has served as Director, Clemson Abroad, and led University of Georgia’s Discover Abroad programs. An architect, entrepreneurial academic, and organizational strategist, Dr. Raychaudhuri holds a Doctorate in sustainable development. As faculty and administrator, he has been engaged with global engagement for over 18 years. His leadership has been recognized twice with IIE’s Heiskell Award for Best Practices and Innovation. His work and research promote global citizenship where he argues the case of dignity for life by nurturing love and respect for the peoples and environments of our world.
Dr. Neema Kudva — Associate Dean of the Faculty
Dr. Neema Kudva is an associate dean of the faculty at Cornell University. She serves as a faculty affiliate of the South Asia Program, a fellow of the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, and as a field member for public affairs, global development, south Asian studies, and visual studies. Neema's research focuses on small cities and their regions, and on institutional structures for equitable planning and development. She has explored various aspects of these issues primarily in South Asia but also in the U.S., and across the world, with students. She is involved in pedagogical experiments around citizenship and sustainability planning as faculty lead for the Nilgiris Field Learning Center, Kotagiri, a transdisciplinary engaged collaboration with the Keystone Foundation, India.
Eddie West — Assistant Dean, International Strategy and Programs
San Diego State University
Dr. Eddie West is Assistant Dean, International Strategy and Programs at San Diego State University Global Campus, where he provides leadership of international partnership development and collaborations. From 2016 to 2019 West served as Assistant Dean, International Programs at Berkeley Extension, the continuing and professional education division of UC Berkeley. Previously he led international initiatives at the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). West is also a Founding Member of CANIE, the Climate Action Network for International Educators, a grassroots initiative formed by international education practitioners from around the world who see the need and the opportunity for students and working professionals alike to step up and act on climate.
Sudipto Mukerjee — Resident Representative
Bangladesh – United Nations Development Program
Ambika Kaul — Counselor
DPS RK Puram
Ambika is a two-time entrepreneur and growth strategy tactician with over 17 years of experience advising large global financial firms (GE Capital, American Express, and AXA) in strategic, commercial, and operational issues. In 2012, Ambika co-founded a Hong Kong-based kids fashion brand based (rated a top 50 global emerging brand) which was subsequently sold to a Swiss investor. She also established and sold a digital marketing company in 2013. She continues managing a luxury personalized stationery brand, The Secret Ink, which she co-founded in 2011. She is currently engaged with DPS RK Puram as their Education and Career Counsellor. Ambika read Economics at Delhi University and has an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from XLRI, Jamshedpur.
To view past Thoughtful Thursdays webinars, click here.
A webinar series with carefully curated content featuring panel-style discussions, interactive Q&A sessions, and thoughtful presentations. These webinars are led by global experts across the field of career and college counseling, and offer premium learning opportunities for high school and university representatives.
Share your knowledge
Share your knowledge on best practices across the field of career and college counseling with the world's top educational institutions and leaders through a Thoughtful Thursdays webinar.
Achieve brand awareness and recognition for your institution by sponsoring an event that is meaningful to you, and most relevant for your objectives and intended audience.