IC3 Leaders

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.

Co-chair Positions

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.

Leadership Committees

Advisory 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. Roles & Responsibilities

Abhimanyu Basu

Academic Project Director, Dhirubhai Ambani International School Mumbai, India

Capt. Rohit Bajaj

Director, Pathways School, Gurgaon, India

Clay Hensley

International Education Consultant, U.S.,

Col. (Retd.) Gopal Karunakaran

Chief Executive O­fficer, Shiv Nadar School & President, Shiv Nadar University, India

Dr. Barry Craig

President, Huron University, Canada

Dr. Bhimaraya Metri

Director, Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli, India

Dr. Harsha Alles

Chairmain, Gateway Group of Schools, Sri Lanka

Dr. John Wilkerson

Assistant Vice President, International Services and Director of International Admissions, Indiana University, U.S.

Dr. Shalini Advani

Director, Pathways School, Noida, India

Dr. Uttiyo Raychaudhuri, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Internationalization, University of Denver, U.S.

Dr. Vinnie Jauhari, Ph.D.

Director, Education Advocacy, Microsoft, India

Jim Miller

NACAC Past President (2009-12), Board of Directors NACAC (2005-08), U.S.

Karthik Krishnan

Chief Executive Officer, Britannica Group, U.S.

Lata Vaidyanathan

Director, Made Easy Schools, India

Manika Sharma

Director, The Shri Ram Schools, New Delhi, India

Manit Jain

Co-Founder, Heritage Group of Schools, India

Rupkatha Sarkar

Principal, La Martiniere for Girls, Kolkata, India

Santanu Das

Principal, Sarala Birla Academy, Bangalore, India

Lt. Gen.
Surendra Kulkarni

PVSM, AVSM, VSM and Bar, Retd. Former Director, Mayo College, Ajmer, India

Presidential Committee

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.

Michelle Whittingham (Chair)

Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management, University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S.

Rupa Chakravarty (Co-chair)

Director, Suncity Schools, Gurugram, India

Caroline Pascoe

Principal, The International School Bangalore (TISB), Bangalore, India

Jaishankar Raman, PhD

Executive Director of International Affairs, Office of the Chancellor, California State University, U.S.

Miguel Costa Gonzalez

Chair of The Board of Trustees of The Council of International Schools (CIS) & Executive Board Director and Full-time Professor of Marketing, IE University Spain, Madrid, Spain

Nargish Khambatta

Senior Vice President – GEMS Education, Dubai, U.A.E., Principal and CEO of GEMS Modern Academy, U.A.E.

Rohit Sen Bajaj

School Director, Pathways School, Gurgaon, India

Seema Sapru

Principal, The Heritage School, India

Seetha Murty

Director Education, Silver Oaks International Schools, Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Visakhapatnam, India

Swaraj Nandan

Director and Co-Founder, KIC UnivAssist, U.S.

Vanita Uppal, OBE

Director, The British School, New Delhi, India

Prof. (Dr.)
Y.S.R. Murthy

Vice Chancellor, RV University, Bangalore, India

Shellie Gazdik (Committee Coordinator)

Director of Global Outreach & Partnerships, IC3 Movement,

IC3 Leader's Mentor

Khushboo Bedi

Career Cell Coordinator, Sanskaar Valley School, Bhopal, India

Africa Committee

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.

Prabha Dhoonooah (Mentor & Founding Chair)

School Guidance Counselor/ Senior Educator, Collège du Saint-Esprit, Mauritius

Admire T Mpofu

Interim President, Career Advisers Association of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

Alex Gachanja

Coordinator, University of Winnipeg, Canada

Beatrice Maonde

Counselor, Still Waters Learning Academy, Zimbabwe

Christine Mpande

School Counselor, Watershed College, Zimbabwe

Doug Watters

Head of International Recruitment, Abertay University, U.K.

Elizabeth Mutasa

Head of Department Guidance and Counseling, School Counselor, Gifford High School, Zimbabwe

Emmanuel Ngolefac

Teacher, Government Bilingual High School Bafoussam Rural, Cameroon

Florence Maridzo

High School Teacher/ mentor, St Anne's Goto High School, Wedza, Zimbabwe

Francis Nzenze

Deputy Head, Monte Cassino Girls High, Zimbabwe

Fulgence Nyabenda

Teacher and counselor, Lycée du Saint Esprit, Burundi

Gillon Bula

Head of Special Needs Education Department, Machinga Teachers' Training College, Malawi

Joseph Ndemera

Teacher / Counselor Trainee, Kalibu Academy, Malawi

Juliet Arinaitwe

Teacher/Career counselor, Gazaya High School, Malawi

Kenford Mangara

Teacher, USAP Community School, Zimbabwe

Ketevan Maghlakelidze

Head of School/Group University Admission Manager, Enko Riverside school/Enko Education, Mozambique

Llyn Kudzai Munjoma

Teacher & Careers and College Counselor, Rydings College Senior School, Zimbabwe

Martha Kikuvi

Head of Careers and College Counselling, Premier Academy, Kenya

Nobel Tinotenda T Maya

Senior Teacher, Highfield High 1, Zimbabwe

Rosewinter Mugadza

School counselor, Hillcrest college, Zimbabwe

Shelly Jain

Deputy Group University Admission Manager, Enko Riviera, Côte d'Ivoire

Temwa Mbale

Principal/Geography Teacher, God's Grace Academy, Malawi

Theresa Tiribabi

Teacher and Counsellor, Wise Owl High School, Zimbabwe

Tijani Bello

Career and University Counsellor, St. Constantine's International School, Tanzania

Vivian Deus

Senior Manager, Special Programs, The School of St Jude, Tanzania

Wartson Tinashe Jena

School Counselor, St Dominic's Chishawasha, Zimbabwe

Preeti Agrawal (Committee Coordinator)

Program Manager, IC3 Institute, India

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.

Kritika Padode (Chair)

Member & Founding Team, Vijaybhoomi University, India

Anne Corriveau

Director of International Admissions, Boston University, U.S.

Archana Dwivedi

Senior Coordinator, Seth M R Jaipuria Babatpur School, India

Kerryn Johnson

International Admissions Counselor, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, U.S.

Namrata Sharma

Career Counselor, The Sanskaar Valley School, India

Sakina Bharmal

School Career Counsellor and Learning and Development Facilitator, The Galaxy School, Wadi, India

Sapna Goel

Career Guidance Counselor & Behavioral Counseling Consultant, Mayo College, India, India

Saumya Tripathi

Career and College Placement Counsellor, Welham Girls'​ School, India

Shelley-Ann Francis

Comprehensive High School Counselor, American International School of Chennai, India

Shivangi Panchal

School Counselor, Ahmedabad International School, India

Shraddha Kumar

Counselor and Special Educator, Utpal Shanghvi Global School, India

Shraddha Singaurey

Associate Director - Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid, Ahmedabad University, India

Soma Dam

Head - Senior Secondary School and Career Guidance Counsellor, Suncity School Sector 54, India

Tara Braun

Director of International Admissions and Immigration, Calvin University, U.S.

Neha Singh (Committee Coordinator)

Associate, Operations, IC3 Movement,

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.

Nidhi Mehra (Chair)

Career Guidance and Counsellor, VidyaGyan Schools under Shiv Nadar Foundation, India

Arturo Varona

Director, International Office, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain

Ashish Jaiswar

General Manager (India), University of Reading, U.K.

Mamta Kotnala

Country Manager India, Australian Catholic University, India

Neeta Bali

Director-Principal, G.D. Goenka World, Noida, India

Shalaka Kadam

Program Manager, IC3 Institute, U.S.

Vandana Mahajan

Director, Futures Abroad, India

Vishal Varia

Director, Rosary School, India

Radha Batra (Committee Coordinator)

Manager - Admissions, IC3 Institute,

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.

Gerardo de Vega (Chair)

College Counselor, Country Day School, Costa Rica

(Elizabeth) Michelle Ray

College Counselor, School of the Nations, Brazil

Adam Kendis

Director of College Counseling, Santa Cruz Cooperative School, Bolivia

Ariadna Sachdeva

Regional Education Specialist (Latin America & Africa), Royal Roads University, Canada

Landon Segress

Assistant Director of International Enrollment, University of Kentucky, U.S.

Marcos Leandro M. Morris

Pedagogical Coordinator, International School Everest Brasilia, Brazil

Salil Gupta

Chief Advisor for South Asia, University of Arizona, India

Sofana Rojas

Recruitment and Admission Officer, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Joshua Blount (Committee Coordinator)

Associate, Communication, IC3 Movement, U.S.