Surender Hastir

Professional Memberships

Member, National Press Club, Washington, DC.

Member, International Press Institute, Vienna, Austria.

Member, American Association of University Administrators AAUA (Philadelphia, PA).

Member, Association of University Administrators AUA, (Manchester, UK).

Member, American Economic Association.

Member, Academic Council on the United Nations System.


Publisher. Editor. Coordinator. Independent Consultant.

Alumnus of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy, Geneva, Switzerland.

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for intellectual property policy, services, information, and cooperation. A specialized agency of the United Nations, WIPO assists its 193 member states in developing a balanced international IP legal framework to meet society’s evolving needs. It provides business services for obtaining IP rights in multiple countries and resolving disputes. It delivers capacity-building programs to help developing countries benefit from using IP. And it offers free access to unique knowledge banks of IP information.


Holds certifications from prestigious academic institutions.

Certifications Earned Include

Certificate in American Government from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Certificate in Leaders of Learning from Harvard University Educational Leadership.

Certificate in Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies from Harvard Business School.

Certificate in Data Wise: A Collaborative Process to Improve Learning & Teaching from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Certificate in Contract Law from Harvard Law School.

Certificate in Structuring Successful Business Deals from Cornell Law School.

Certificate in Understanding Economic Development from Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.

Certificate in Solving Public Policy Problems from Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley.

Certificate in Creating Powerful Political Messages from Delft Institute of Technology, Netherlands.

Professional Certificate in Retail & Omnichannel Management/Department Stores Chain Management from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (Ivy League).

Certificate in Communication Studies from the University of Michigan.

Certificate in Design Thinking for Leading and Learning from the MIT Teaching Systems Lab.

Certificate in Data Visualization from Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut.


Current Activities Include

Editor: GlobalGiants.Com.

GlobalGiants.Com is an Inspiring Online Cultural Magazine that strives to assist the world community in fostering intercultural dialogue, arts, sports, learning, creativity, and brand publicity. The ISSN International Centre, Paris, France, has assigned it with an ISSN (International Standard Serial Number).

Designer and Administrator: QuickMarch.Com.

Quick March! Smart Search & Reference is a one-stop search engine for students, teachers, scholars, academics, colleges, universities, and everyone else.

UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, Paris.
Participator: ‘Independent Appraisal of Education Sector Plans’ Program conducted by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, Paris.

Contributor: Enhancement of UNESCO CREATIVE CITIES NETWORK.

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. The 246 cities which currently make up this network work together towards a common objective: placing creativity and cultural industries at the heart of their development plans at the local level and cooperating actively at the international level.

Founding Member: IAU (International Association of Universities) Internationalization Experts Linkedin Group.

Member, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce.


Executive Director, Trans World Exports (Online Publishers).


Current Interests & Involvement

• International Affairs • Higher Education Policy

• United Nations • Universities • Culture

• Urban Planning • University Rankings

• Strategic Management