Ashish Garg, Education Futurist
Ashish Garg is an Education Futurist and a former member of the United Nations – ICT Task Force. As an Education Futurist, she studies and identifies new and emerging trends in Education. She sits on the board of UNESCO’s Open Knowledge Community and the North East Development Foundation. She is the chair of the advisory board of the Economic Times Education Initiative – Future of Learning.
She spearheaded the creation of India’s First National Policy on ICT in Education and led the development of the ‘Rajasthan Education Initiative’ a multi stake holder education project in partnership with the Govt of Rajasthan, World Economic Forum and Confederation of Indian Industry. An expert on multi stake-holder partnerships in education she has several publications to her credit.
She is an invited speaker to national and international forums including the World Summit for Information Society (WSIS)-Geneva, the World Economic Forum (WEF)- Paris, World Bank and UN meets in Asia, Africa and Europe. She also serves on the jury of several ICT and Education Awards.
She was the chair of Bloomberg-UTV’s inaugural ICT in Education Conference and is the Keynote Speaker at the Economic Times Education Conferences ‘Future of Learning’ (2014-2016) and the ET-Discover Tomorrow workshops.