Curators Corner

Shapers Profile:

Shaper: 

Kevin Neilesh Kalra

Title: 
Director of Global Strategy
Organization: 
Montessori Children's School Inc.
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About me:

Senior leader at Global Business Coalition for Education, a start-up NGO that brings business community together to accelerate progress delivering quality education for world’s children and youth. Responsibilities include in-country mobilization of multinationals and local companies, raising revenue to support the Coalition and developing and executing public-private partnerships and global initiatives, such as the Safe Schools Initiative in Pakistan and the Girls’ Education Task Force. Founder and Executive Director of Global Teaching Network, Texas-based NGO committed to improving international education quality and global competency through corporate responsibility efforts. Masters of Education in International Education Policy from Harvard University. Lead education consultant and author on a joint report by UNESCO, UNICEF, the UN Global Compact and the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Global Education. Report mapped global state of business engagement in education and designed to influence government policy and internal business activities. Specialized knowledge in corporate social responsibility and geographic information systems
Projects require frequent engagement with high-level political actors, including UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown, President Sarah Brown, Dangote Foundation CEO Zouera Youssoufou, GUCCI CMO Robert Triefus and Young Global Leaders Varkey Foundation CEO Vikas Pota and Africa Gathering CEO Mariéme Jamme