We understand it is important to understand what it is to study abroad from people who have experienced it as students, professionals and practising academicians. That is why we have created an advisory panel who share their valuable experience with students and parents and help answer cultural differences and what it is to be a student abroad.
DR. SUDHIR NAIR
Dr. Sudhir Nair is Assistant Professor, International Business at Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria, Canada. Prior to this teaching post, Dr. Nair had extensive corporate experience at large corporations including Citibank and various entrepreneurial ventures.
Nair is an Electrical Engineering graduate from Wichita State University, USA. He earned his MBA from Case Western Reserve University and his PhD in Strategic Management from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Having been an International Student from a young age, at Global Edcom, Nair advises on Global Cultures and Issues that students can face while studying internationally and how to succeed academically in a new teaching learning environment abroad.
"Encouraging individuals with the ability to perceive a spark of divinity in others and then to act as a mirror that reflects that goodness to them."
Rojarani Vivekanand, is an Internationally qualified Psychologist, career counsellor and life coach. Roja is the member of Ontario Association of Consultants, counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP), active volunteer for Willow Breast Cancer support in Toronto. Roja has multi-lived experience in countries like India, Belgium, Singapore and Canada which gave ample work and life experiences.
Roja has ten years of relevant work experience in Career Counselling, Education, Mental Health and Community Development. Possess good interpersonal communication and problem solving skills to work proactively as an excellent team player. Effective counselling and coordination skills with clients of diverse cultural backgrounds handling interpersonal, stress, trauma and career issues. Excellent computer proficiency and possess strong commitment towards excellence.
Roja actively involved in home visits, client-centred engagement, service provision and interventions in the Mental Health and career crisis situations. Roja also participated in the skill development and goal planning projects for those in need, whenever clients required- provided resources, information and advocacy. Roja has great ability to maintain a trust, respect and relates well in working relationship with the clients. Can intervene effectively with individuals well- being issues from diverse backgrounds.
Educationally, Roja completed her B.A. with St. Joseph's College for Women, M.A. with Andhra University, acquired various accreditation trainings from Belgium and Toronto.
Roja is also avid cook, keen interest in gardening and photography.
Mr. Subash Boda is the Chairman and Managing Director of Rockwell International School. He has expertise based on several years of valuable management experience in the fields of Education and IT sectors globally. As a co-founder of Pinnacle Software Solutions based out of Washington DC, he was the Chief Architect for setting up operations and processes for recruiting, training, orienting and successful placements of many software professionals. He also owned and operated Rockwell University in the State of Virginia, USA offering various diploma and degree programs.
Subash has Bachelor's Degree from Manipal Institute of Technology and Master's Degree from West Virginia Institute of Technology, USA. He also authored several books on Information Technology published by Element-K.
DR. VIJENDER REDDY
Dr. Vijender Reddy is the Chairman of Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad. Under his able guidance and leadership, he has helped make this 15 year old institution into one of the top Engineering colleges known for its quality of education, infrastructure and teaching standards in Hyderabad.
Dr. Reddy is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialized in joint replacements. Having studied in UK at one of the finest medical schools, he shares his vision for promoting holistic development, advanced knowledge, rooted in values, discipline and commitment to excel among students in India and bringing best of the knowledge from universities abroad to students studying here in India.