Dr. Iram Shaikh-Jilani
Dr. Iram Shaikh- Jilani is an educator with 21+ years working in public, private, and international schools. She has earned her Doctorate degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Northeastern University and served as an auditor/accreditation team member for several IB, CISNA, COGNIA, & AdvancEd visits. Dr. Shaikh is inspired by student achievement and continuous school improvement as the cornerstone of her success. Dr. Shaikh has led over eight accreditations in the past 7 years across three different schools, including schools ranging from low socio-economic to schools that belong to a royal family. She takes the role of service in education seriously, spending many evenings and weekends supporting students via phone, zoom, or text, as well as prioritizing work with internationally and domestically. She has pioneered the onset of several schools, served on boards of schools and has been an active member of schools across the nation as a consultant for school improvement.
Syed Kamal is an entrepreneur and technology executive since 1997, when he established an IT consulting services company, which later acquired an ERP/Supply-chain software business in 2002. He expanded the company to international markets with offices in Asia and Middle East. He is also the Founder/CIO of Gillani Consulting Group, based in Dallas, Texas, providing IT Strategy, Solutions, Services to SME’s and corporate clients.
Syed’s passion for education sector dates back to 2003 when he established Gillani Scholars Program with University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) and gifted Gillani’s ERP/Supply-chain software to the university for teaching and research purposes. Syed went on to extend the program to several other universities globally, and served in technology advisory roles for UTD, PMU, KFUPM, NUST, and Effat University. Syed has also served on school boards, while his two daughters and two sons were educated through public and private schools (including online school) in the United States.