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Ep 2: Olympic Value Education- An opportunity to empower Young Indians

Sep 24, 2021 03:00 PM in India

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Xenia Kourgouzova
Education Manager Senior @Olympic Foundation
Xenia Kourgouzova works for the Olympic Foundation for Culture and Heritage and manages the Olympic Values Education Programme. Her rich experience includes the development and implementation of educational projects in Canada, Guatemala, and Eastern Europe. Throughout her career, she has trained instructors, designed field projects, evaluated and coached students, and formulated curricula and lesson plans. After joining the International Olympic Committee in 2013, Xenia developed several e-Learning projects, created and conducted onboarding and induction programs, organized webinars, and training sessions. Xenia holds a Master’s degrees in Comparative History (Université de Montréal) and Knowledge Management (McGill University).
Dr. Marion Keim
President @Pierre de Coubertin Committee, South Africa
Dr Marion Keim is an associate professor in the Social Transformation and Peace Programme at the University of the Western Cape. She lectures in Conflict, Diversity and Peace, Leadership and Social Transformation, and Sport and Community Development. She is an Advisory Board member of Women for Peace in the Western Cape and an advocate of the High Court of South Africa. She has been teaching and conducting research in South Africa, Malawi, Germany and the USA since 1985 and has been coordinating numerous provincial, national and bilateral community development projects targeting children, youth, women, street children and teachers. Dr Keim has written a book titled: Nation Building at Play, Sport as a Tool for Social Integration in Post-apartheid South Africa, with a foreword by Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu, Meyer & Meyer Sport Ltd. (UK), Aachen (Germany), 2003. She is a member of the Olympic education commission at IOC.
Shaheen Mistri
CEO @Teach for India
Shaheen Mistri is the CEO of Teach For India, and serves as one of its founding board members. She has earned global recognition for her dedication and commitment to the fight for educational equity. She founded the first Akanksha Center in 1989, enrolling 15 children and employing college friends as volunteers. The center eventually evolved into the Akanksha Foundation, a non-profit education project that provides after-school tutoring to children from low-income communities. Shaheen is an Ashoka Fellow (2001), a Global Leader for Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum (2002), and an Asia Society 21 Leader (2006). Shaheen also serves on the boards of Ummeed, The Thermax Social Initiatives Foundation, The Akanksha Foundation, The Indian School Leaders Institute, and Design For Change, and is an advisor to the Latika Roy Foundation. She also serves as a committee member for the National Council for Teacher Education.
Anil Sachdeva
Founder & CEO @Grow Talent Company Limited and the School of Inspired Leadership-SOIL
Anil Sachdev is the Founder & CEO of Grow Talent Company Limited and the School of Inspired Leadership-SOIL. Grow Talent enables a large number of Global and local firms to achieve breakthrough performance by realising the potential of their people and creating a talent advantage. SOIL was co-created by a consortium of 32 leading firms and focuses on the five pillars of inspired leadership: Compassion, Diversity, Ethics, Mindfulness and Sustainability. He is active in management circles and has held several public offices such as Chairman of National Committees on Leadership Development, Human Resources, Industrial relations of the Confederation Indian Industry. Anil is a member of the Academic Committee of CEDEP, the leading Leadership Institute of Europe, located at Fontainebleau. He is also a member of the World Compassion Council, based in Seattle and a Trustee of the Chinmaya Mission. He serves on the Global Board of Shizenkan University in Tokyo.