Head of Innovation for Learning and Engagement
American Academy for Girls -Taaleem
Head of innovation at Taaleem, With over 15 years of experience in grades K-12, and a master’s degree in international policy and management of education. I’ve covered the whole education spectrum, including teaching, curriculum advising and building, and implementing innovation in schools by creatively dealing with difficult instances utilizing design thinking methods. I am a Design Thinking Facilitator, Teacher Trainer, experienced in developing school-based innovation policies, strategies, and STEAM programs. I was a member of the GEMS innovation and entrepreneurship team, as well as a member of the Global Innovation Challenge 2019 organizing team. I am a public speaker who participates in events such as GESS and EdTech. I’ve given breakout sessions, workshops, and boot camps regarding future careers, Future of education, sustainable education, impact of innovation on education, and other related themes with Design Thinking approaches at the core.