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.

2023 Annual IC3 Conference Leadership


Ganesh Kohli
Mr. Vir Singh Anand
Director, University of St Andrews (U.K.) India Office

Chair, 2023 Annual IC3 Conference & Expo


Mr. Vir Singh Anand

Chair, 2023 Annual IC3 Conference & Expo

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

Seetha Murty (Committee Chair)

Director Education Silver Oaks International Schools Hyderabad, Bangalore, Visakhapatnam & President, Heads Association of IB World Schools, India & Vice Chairperson, CBSE Schools Association, Hyderabad, Silver Oaks International School, Bachupally Campus, India

Dr. D. Usha Reddy

CEO of Meridian School and Principal of Meridian School, Banjara Hills, Meridian School, Banjara Hills, India

Hema Chennupaty

Principal, Oakridge International School, Gachibowli, India

Dr. T. Lalitha Kumari

Principal, Sister Nivedita School, India

Ramya Modukuri

Career Counselor, Manthan International School, India

Latha Shankar

Principal, AMS P.Obul Reddy International School, India

Ramakrishna Reddy

Founder and Head of School, Manthan International School, India

Shalini Reddy

Co-founder and In-charge of Acedemics, Manthan International School, India

Sanchita Raha

Principal International Section, CHIREC International School, India

Iffat Ibrahim

Principal- CBSE Section, CHIREC International School, India

Varsha Das (Committee Coordinator)

Manager, Operations, IC3 Movement, India

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

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

Miguel Costa

IE University, Head of Global Admissions and Enrollment, Spain

Nishi Misra

Principal, Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya, Gwalior, India

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, Indonesia

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 (Chair)

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

Araba Botchway (Co-chair)

Executive Director, Admissions and Financial Aid, Ashesi University, Ghana

Arsène Mabadjam Katawa

Founder and Chairperson, EDULCOD Togo, Togo

Ashley Mthunzi

University academic counselor, Enko Riverside, Mozambique

Beatrice Dzikiti

Careers Officer, Midlands Christian College, Zimbabwe

Bokani Moyo

Career Guidance and Counseling Teacher, Dominican Convent High school, Zimbabwe

Bonginkhosi Comfort Ndzinisa

Mathematics Teacher, U-Tech School, Swaziland (Eswatini)

Bridget Mzembe Mhemedi

Teacher and Student counsellor, Blantyre Secondary School, Malawi

Christine Mpande

School Counselor, Watershed College, Zimbabwe

Collins Chibvala

Lecturer, Machinga Teachers' Training College, Malawi

Dexter Padayachee

Director of University Guidance, African Leadership Academy, South Africa

Elizabeth Mutasa

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

Emmanuel Ngolefac

Teacher, Government Bilingual High School Bafoussam Rural, Cameroon

Fadzai Thelma Kaputa

Assistant School Counsellor and teacher, Watershed College, Zimbabwe

Florence Maridzo

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

Florence Mhasho

Careers Counselor / Tutor (Literature in English and English General Paper), Chisipite Senior School, 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

Jennifer Mudehwe

Life Skills Director, Gateway High School, Zimbabwe

Joseph Ndemera

Teacher / Counselor Trainee, Kalibu Academy, Malawi

Jude Nji Muh-Ziah

Guidance Counsellor, Government High School Nkometou I, Cameroon

Juliet Arinaitwe

Teacher/Career counselor, Gazaya High School, Malawi

Juliet Tracy Nansubuga

Teacher and Guidance Counselor, Gazaya High School, Uganda

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

Makuvaza Maro

Deputy Head, Marondera High School, Zimbabwe

Mark Vagner

University and Careers Guidance Counsellor, Braeburn International School of Arusha, Tanzania

Mary Manyeza

School Counselor, Glen View 1 Secondary, Zimbabwe

Misco Mungai

Program Director, HALI Access Network, Kenya

Mogwando Shatirwai

Counselor, Saint Augustine's High School, Zimbabwe

Mphatso Gibson

Teacher, Linthipe Secondary School, Malawi

Nozipho Fezekile Dlamimi

Educator, St Michael's High School, Swaziland (Eswatini)

Ntombizodwa Sibanda

History and Divinity teacher, Dominican Convent High School, Zimbabwe

Onyeke Richard Aluma


Paradza Chipo

Senior Teacher, Monte Cassino Girls High School, Zimbabwe

Patrick M. Chiphuphu

Teacher and School counselor, Pirimiti Secondary School, Malawi

Paula Akossiwoa Aziabou Kpetigo

Teacher & Counselor, Reveal School, Côte d'Ivoire

Rosewinter Mugadza

School counselor, Hillcrest college, Zimbabwe

Shelly Jain

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

Simpore Oumarou

English Teacher, High school Schorge of koudougou / Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso

Tavengerwei Bope

Head of Humanities Department, John Tallach High School, Zimbabwe

Theresa Tiribabi

Teacher and Counsellor, Wise Owl High School, Zimbabwe

Tigere Njawaya

Onboarding Success Partner, STAR Leadership Academy, Zimbabwe

Tindano Baslayi

Director, Lycee prive schorage, Burkina Faso

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.

Joshua Craig (Chair)

Recruitment Officer, University of Toronto, Canada

Vandana Murjani (Co-chair)

Head of Career and College Guidance, The Emerald Heights International School, India

Anne Corriveau

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

Archana Dwivedi

Senior Coordinator, Seth M R Jaipuria Babatpur School, India

Ashish Suri

Market Manager (South Asia), Office of the Vice-Chancellor, International Office, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Beth Gonzalez

Assistant Director, Global Enrollment, Mercer University, U.S.

Daniel Marschner

Vice President for Advocacy & Outreach, Loyola Marymount University, U.S.

Gurpreet Singh

South Asia Global Engagement and Partnerships, University of Newcastle Australia, Australia

Kritika Padode

Member & Founding Team, Vijaybhoomi University, India

Meeta Arora

Math Teacher and Counselor, Pathseekers School, Amritsar, India

Namrata Sharma

Career Counselor, The Sanskaar Valley School, India

Poonam Maheshwari

University and Guidance Counselor, Legacy School Bangalore, 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

Shivangi Panchal

School Counselor, Ahmedabad International School, India

Shraddha Kumar

Counselor and Special Educator, Utpal Shanghvi Global School, 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.

Anuradha Bhavar (Committee Coordinator)

Assistant Manager, Community Development, IC3 Movement, India

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)

Head CGC & Admissions, VidyaGyan Schools under Shiv Nadar Foundation, India

Rachel Williams (Co-chair)

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

Anju Deoskar

Associate Director of Admissions Outreach, FLAME University, India, India

Anuradha Gupta

Head Partner Engagement, Macquarie University, Australia

Asma Ansari

Dean CIE and Placements, Daly College Indore, India

David Hawkins

Director, The University Guy, U.K.

Julie Chiu

International Admission Officer, University of Southern California, U.S.

Lalitha Prakash

Executive Director & Founder, K'sirs International School, India

Mamta Kotnala

Country Manager India, Australian Catholic University, India

Namita Mehta

President, The Red Pen (Bay Education Partners, LLP), India

Namita Pandey

Liaison and Recruitment Officer, University College London, U.K.

Namrata Pandey

Counselor, Neerja Modi School, India

Neeta Bali

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

Neha Bahl

Director, IC3 Institute, U.S.

Nikish Thapa

College & Pastoral Care Counselor, Kathmandu International Study Centre, Nepal

Nusrat Sharmin

College Counselor, The Aga Khan School, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pavak Vyas

International Recruitment Strategist, University of Waterloo, Canada

Priya Gidwani

Recruitment Advisor, University of Essex, U.K.

Sandeepa Varma

Sr. Regional Manager, Swiss Education Group, India

Sangeeta Shrestha

Director/Guidance Counselor, Shankari School, Nepal

Sarah Petersen

Careers & College Counselor, International School of Hellerup, Denmark

Sheena Chacko

Principal, Yuwa School, India

Shilpa Gupta

University Advisor, UWC ISAK Japan, Japan

Sunny Mahajan

Director, Partap world school, India

Vishal Varia

Director, Rosary School, India

Anuradha Bhavar (Committee Coordinator)

Assistant Manager, Community Development, IC3 Movement, India

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

Lorraine Castanares (Co-chair)

College Counselor, Escuela Sierra Nevada, San Mateo, Mexico

Adam Kendis

Director of College Counseling, Santa Cruz Cooperative School, Bolivia

Alex del Valle

College Counselor, La Escuela de Lancaster, Mexico

Ariadna Sachdeva

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

Felipe Correa Marquez

International Recruitment and Admissions Officer, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Spain

Henrick Oprea

Teaching and Learning Coordinator, School of the Nations, Brazil

Landon Segress

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

Marcos Leandro M. Morris

Coordenador Pedagógico - EM, SEB DINATOS COC, Brazil

Sofana Rojas

Recruitment and Admission Officer, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Joshua Blount (Committee Coordinator)

Associate, Communication, IC3 Movement, U.S.

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.

Khushboo Bedi (Chair)

Career Cell Coordinator, Sanskaar Valley School, Bhopal, India

Bulbul Chaudhary (Co-chair)

Pro Vice Chancellor — Admissions, ATLAS SkillTech University, India

Aamir Masood

India Head — CGC, Shiv Nadar University, India

Aashita Vadhera

School Counsellor, Learning Paths School, Mohali, U.S.

Abhyuday Roy

Associate Director — Outreach & Admissions, ATLAS SkillTech University, India

Charles Aurelien Die

Teacher and Career and College Counsellor, The Choice School, India

Farheen Memon

Recruiter- Global International Programs- In-Country Representative, Drake Univeristy, U.S.

Geetika Mehta

Senior Assistant Manager — India Global Office, University of St Andrews, U.K.

Inderbir Thussu

Head of School, Kunskapsskolan, Gurgaon, India

Jennifer Kenyon

Director of International Student and Scholar Services, State University of New York at Geneseo, U.S.

Kate Lotz

Director of Global Communications, KIC UnivAssist, U.S.

Ketevan Maghlakelidze

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

Lea Simek

International Communication and Student Engagement Manager, BINUS University, Indonesia

Madhav Neupane

Chemistry Faculty and Academic Counselor, Ullens School, Nepal

Manisha Aggarwal

Country Head (Operations & School Engagement) South Asia Hub, RMIT University, Australia

Meenu Arora

Assistant Director, Krea University, India

Megha Srivastav

Senior Recruitment Adviser, India, York University, Canada

Palak Behl

International Officer-India, King's College London, U.K.

Paula Akossiwoa Aziabou Kpetigo

Teacher-Counselor, Reveal School, Côte d'Ivoire

Punita Vadhera

Career Counsellor, Learning Paths School Mohali, India

Shelly Jain

Deputy Group University Admission Manager/High School Career Counselor, Enko Riviera, Côte d'Ivoire

Shreenidhi Raguraman

Career and College Counsellor, Sree Gokulam Public School, India

Smriti Singh Bhati

Senior Manager, School Connect, Vijaybhoomi University, India

Vaishali Singh

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, Head - Student Recruitment, UAE

Vikram Patel

Associate Director Outreach, Ahmedabad University, India

Vir Singh Anand

Director Global Office - India, University of St Andrews, U.K.

Kavita Parab (Committee Coordinator)

Senior Manager, Communications, IC3 Movement, India

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.

Uttiyo Raychaudhuri (Chair)

Vice Provost, University of Denver, U.S.

Ambika Kaul (Co-chair)

College and Career Advisor, DPS RK Puram, India

Divya Satish

Head - Career and College Counselling Cell and Governing Council Member, VEDANTA ACADEMY, India

Divyasmita Biyani

PGT Biology/ Mentor Primary School, Ridge Valley School, India

Grace Hu

Sustainability Manager, Dehong Education, China

Kanishka Ramani

Career Counselor, Emerald Heights International School, India

Kshitiza Singh

Career Counselor, Welham Girls' School, India

Lucien Giordano

Director of International Outreach and Alumni Engagement, Education in Motion- EiM (Dulwich-Dehong-Green School), China

Monika Chaudhary

Market Development Manager, Education New Zealand, India

Nisha Mathew

Seniorsecondary coordinator and career counselor, Silveroaks International school, India

Radhika Srinivasan

Principal, The Shri Ram Universal School, India

Ramya Modukuri

College & Career Counselor, Manthan School, Hyderabad, India

Ranjana Harlaka

Teacher, Sarala Birla Gyan Jyoti, India

Rashmi Shenoy

Asst High School Coordinator, Legacy School Bangalore, India

Sadhana Badrinath

Regional Head - Admissions Outreach (South), FLAME University, India

Sameer Arora

Vice-Principal, Shiv Nadar School, Gurgaon, India

Sathya Srinivasachari

Science Educator, Poorna Learning Centre, India

Shishir Upadhyaya

Principal Advisor, University of Souther California, University of Southern California, U.S.

Sonia Prasad

Career Counsellor, Oakridge International School, Bachupally, India

Srinivasan Panda Anantharaman

IB DP COORDINATOR, Lalaji Memorial Omega International School, India

Subhashree Jain

Associate Director - Global Markets, IE University, Spain

Suhaas Chandra

Career Counselor, Meru International School, India

Vandana Dadi

Career Counselor, DPS Nacharam, India

Akash Nigam (Committee Coordinator)

Lead - Fundraising & Partnerships, IC3 Institute, India