The IC3 Leadership Committees support the IC3 mission in various capacities and regions. From educational leadership positions, they seek to discover, discuss, and delegate solutions for issues related to career and college counseling. Specifically coming from high schools and universities around the world, this group of 300+ dedicated leaders drive IC3’s efforts around awareness, outreach, content curation, galvanizing thought leadership, sustainable development, and much more.
The volunteer-based Co-Chairs serve as key members of the IC3 Movement’s strategic leadership team. The Co-Chairs provide inspiration, vision, and thought leadership to support IC3’s mission of counseling in every school, serve as ambassadors of the IC3 Movement, and inspire and mobilize support for a wide spectrum of stakeholders.
2023 Annual IC3 Conference Leadership
Chair, 2023 Annual IC3 Conference & Expo
Mr. Vir Singh Anand
Vir Anand is the Director of the University of St Andrews India office. He heads the office and strategy in the region and is responsible for undergraduate and postgraduate market growth development working closely with schools, Universities, educational bodies and alumni. Alongside his work in India, Vir has worked in the Middle East, Indonesia and parts of South Asia. He is also a Global Ambassador for DotScot Registry, and a Member of the Board of Advisors for the GB Mag, a London based Media firm. Vir himself is a graduate of the University of St Andrews himself, having graduated with an MA(hons) in Management.
Host School Committee
Host School Committee
The Advisory Committee aims to create awareness about IC3 initiatives. Their outreach helps to connect IC3 with senior figures in the education sector such as government bodies, boards, trusts, etc. The committee also recommends content they believe is relevant for different IC3 initiatives.
The Presidential Committee leads the effort to galvanize fellow thought leaders across the spectrum of schools, universities, and industry to exchange ideas on the criticality of counseling in schools to help young people realize their full potential. In particular, this group provides leadership and vision for the IC3 Presidential Forum. Roles & Responsibilities.
The Africa Committee acts as the voice of IC3 across the African continent, driving public opinion on counseling and supporting the overall goal of reaching a broader audience across Africa. Roles & Responsibilities.
Content & Research Committee
The Content & Research Committee is primarily responsible for establishing rich content for all IC3 events and initiatives. This committee ensures quality and value of content, and maintains that no content at IC3 events is used to promote any organization, individual or institution. Roles & Responsibilities.
Inclusion, Diversity & Scholarship Committee
The Inclusion, Diversity & Scholarship Committee leads initiatives that increase access and inclusion of under-resourced schools and under-represented regions in activities across the IC3 Movement. Members support the promotion of the IC3 Movement’s scholarship program and actively look for deserving candidates within the global high school community. Roles & Responsibilities.
Latin America & Caribbean Committee
The Latin America & Caribbean Committee consists of leaders chosen from across the region, focusing on inclusion and accessibility when it comes to sharing information across countries and languages. Roles & Responsibilities.
Outreach & Social Media Committee
The Outreach & Social Media Committee invites participation and garners support for IC3 initiatives. A key focus of this committee is to sensitize and create awareness amongst high school and university colleagues around the world on the criticality and need for career and college counseling. Roles & Responsibilities.
Sustainable Development Committee
The Sustainable Development Committee aims to integrate the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals across the IC3 Movement. In particular, the committee is pioneering methods to integrate capacity-building for sustainable development into career and college counselor training through the IC3 Institute. Roles & Responsibilities.