Tarun Khanna

 

 



Jorge Paulo Leman Professor - Harvard Business School.

• 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. He joined the HBS faculty in 1993, after obtaining an engineering degree from Princeton University (1988) and a Ph.D. from Harvard (1993), and an interim stint on Wall Street. 
• During this time, he has served as the head of several courses on strategy, corporate governance, and international business targeted to MBA students and senior executives at Harvard. He currently teaches in Harvard's College's General Education core curriculum in a university wide elective course on entrepreneurship in South Asia. He is also the Faculty Chair for HBS activities in India. 
 

Our Advisors

Dr Tayeb A Kamali

 


 

Dr Tayeb A Kamali is the Vice Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) — the United Arab Emirates' largest higher education institution with 17 campuses throughout the UAE catering for over 20,000 male and female students. 
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. As a result HCT is a cutting-edge learning institution that provides UAE students with technological skills and the ability to innovate in an increasingly competitive global market. Dr Kamali has played a significant role in the introduction of numerous international conferences, focused on leadership, education, innovation and entrepreneurship, such as Education without Borders, Festival of Thinkers and the HCT Global Entrepreneurship 2010. Dr Kamali wasappointed Chair of the UAE Federal Mobile Learning Initiative involving HCT, Zayed University and UAE University, which saw 14,000 mobile learning devices distributed to 
Foundations Programme students at those institutions as the first phase of a framework to institutions the phase of a framework _ enhance students' learning capabilities.The second phase involved all first yearHCT Bachelor of Applied Science students receiving these devices. 
Dr Kamali is the founding Group Chief Executive 
of the Centre of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT). the commercial, research and training arm of HCT, which was formed in 1996 and which is an institutional member of the World Economic Forum's Global Growth Companies. He is also Chairman of the CERT Thales Institute; the Emirates Driving Company; CERT Info Track Telematics and the Vice Chairman of the Institute of Applied Technology's Governing Council. 
He is a founding Board Member of the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP); a member of the World Economic Forum's Regional Agenda Council on the Middle East & North Africa; a 2012 RolexAwards for Young Laureates Jury member, and a member of the Cleveland Clinic International Advisory Board. He was a moderator at the Arab Business Leaders' Forumand the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in 2012.In February 2013 he was a guest speaker at the UNESCO International Symposium on Mobile Learning in Paris. He also spoke at the Going Global 2013 Education Conference and 
participated in the New York University's Global Colloquium of University Presidents. In September 2013 he was a panelist at the Annual Summit of The Stern Stewart Institute in Germany. Dr Kamali is a board member of a number of corporate entities and institutions including Tanmia (The National Human Resource Development and Employment Authority); ICT Fund (Telecom Regulatory Authority);the Future Centre for Special Needs, Abu Dhabi and the Higher Education Sports Federation. 
Dr Kamali holds a Doctorate in Engineering from George Washington University, USA and an honorary Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada. He also holds a number of qualifications from the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, USA, being an MBA (Concentration in Aviation), a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Aircraft Engineering. He has received many education and leadership awards throughout his career including France's highest award for education, the Ordres desPalmes Academiques in 2006 and the Human Resource Leadership Award from the World Human Resource Development Congress in 2006 and 2009. 

 

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. 
• She is coeditor of the journal Political Psychology and was president of the International Society of Political Psychology in 2002. • She has been chair of the Journal of Moral Education Trust since 2007. For many years she had leadership roles in the British Association for the Advancement of Science including vice president and chair of council. • In addition to her current primary appointment as visiting professor at HGSE, she is emeritus 
professor of psychology at the University of Bath, England; a visiting Professor at the University of Exeter, England; a senior research fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Education; and an honorary guest professor at the University of Jinan, China. 

Haste is a recipient of two of the International Society of Political Psychology's career awards. the Sanford Award and the Knutson Award, and the Association for Moral Education's Kuhmerker Award for her lifetime contribution to the field of moral development. She is listed in Debrett's 
People of Today. She is a fellow of the British 
Psychological Society and of the Royal Society of Arts. She is an academician of the British Academy of Social Science. 
She has been a frequent contributor to broadcasting and public media. 


Associations: 
Culture & Psychology, Journal of Moral Education, Political Psychology (co-editor), American Education Research Association, International Society for Political Psychology. Expertise: Psychology. Science Education, Moral and Ethical Studies, Civic Education, Adolescence, Cultural Studies, Gender, Women's studies. 

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