Speaking Engagements

Invited speaker, University of Albany 2nd Annual Intensive Education Leadership Institute, Albany, NY, June 2019.

Invited speaker, Indiana University Roundtable on Global Student Mobility: Navigating a Changing Landscape, Bloomington, Indiana, May 2019.

Plenary speaker, Pathways and Trends for Global Education, 2019 National Chinese Language Conference, organized by the Asia Society and the College Board, San Diego, May 2019.

Invited speaker, panel on International Students and Global STEM Talent: Implications for Science and Innovation, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Policy Forum, Washington DC, May 2019.

Keynote panel, National Science Foundation (NSF) Workshop on International Center-Level Collaborations to Enhance Research and Workforce Development, Washington DC, April 2019.

Invited speaker, International students: Institutional strategies in difficult times. American Council on Education (ACE) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, March 2019.

Invited speaker, Global academic mobility and knowledge flows: Megatrends, challenges and opportunities, National Science Foundation (NSF) Distinguished Speaker Series, Washington, DC, Dec. 2018.

Invited speaker, Symposium on Intelligent Internationalization: The shape of things to come. Boston College Center for International Higher Education, Boston, Nov. 2018.

Panelist, launch of the 2018 UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report, United Nations, New York City, Nov. 2018.

Invited speaker, Trusting numbers: How reliable is data for education? WISE@NY, New York City, Sep. 2018.

Invited speaker, Significance of research and development to U.S.-India trade relations, U.S.-India Knowledge Exchange organized by Sannam S4 and the U.S.-India Strategic Partnerships Forum, Washington DC, June 2018.

Keynote address, Megatrends in global higher education, College Board India Global Higher Education Alliance, Global Launch Event, New Delhi, India, May 2018.

Invited speaker, Research, Evaluation and Learning Summit, Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, Washington DC, Feb. 2018

Panelist, Economic impacts of international exchange: a Capitol Hill briefing on trends in student mobility. IIE Washington Forum and the House International Exchange Caucus, Washington DC, Jan. 2018.

Panelist, International Students and Temporary Skilled Workers: Comparing data from around the globe. OECD International Forum on Migration Statistics, Paris, Jan. 2018.

Invited speaker, Internationalization 2.0: Access and equity for all. Conference of the Americas in International Education, Montreal, Canada, Oct. 2017.

Invited speaker, panel on Partnerships for Peace and Prosperity: Collaborating with Fragile States, Time Higher Ed World Academic Summit, London, Sep. 2017.

Panelist, Global Talent: Dispersing the Equity, British Council’s Going Global Conference, London, May 2017.

Invited speaker, Cross-border higher education, SIU-AIU Conference on Internationalization of Higher Education, Symbiosis University, Pune, India, April 2017.

Participant, Global Dialogue on International Higher Education, Mazatlan, Mexico, Jan, 2017.

Literary events & activities

Moderator, panel on Historical Fiction: Shared Histories, Modern Interpretations, Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) Literary Festival, New York City, 2015.

Moderator, panel on Fiction, Indo-American Arts Council Literary Festival, New York City, 2014.

Panelist, Unpacking the Empire: Colonial Histories and Modern Interpretations. Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) Literary Festival, New York City, 2014.

Member of organizing committee, inaugural Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) Literary Festival, 2014

Book reading, The Raj on the Move: Story of the Dak Bungalow. Institute of International Education, New York, April 2013

Book launch & reading, The Raj on the Move: Story of the Dak Bungalow. CMYK Bookstore, New Delhi, India, January 2013

Book launch & reading, The Raj on the Move: Story of the Dak Bungalow. Indo-American Arts Council/Laila Heller Gallery, New York City, December 2012

Radio show: Interview with Purvi Shah on A Woman’s World, April 2013

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