Surender Hastir

Professional Memberships

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

Member, National Press Club, Washington, DC.
The National Press Club, Washington DC

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

Member, International Leadership Association, Washington, DC.
International Leadership Association

Member, International Press Institute, Vienna, Austria.
International Press Institute

Member, American Economic Association.
American Economic Association

Member, Academic Council on the United Nations System.
Academic Council on the United Nations System


Member, International Webmasters Association
International Webmasters Association

Independent Consultant.

  • Independent Consultant (General Management & Higher Education Policy)

Certifications earned include:



Leading in a Remote Environment

Professional Certificate

Harvard University


Retail & Omnichannel Management

Professional Certificate

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (Ivy League)


Financial Market Analysis.

International Monetary Fund.


Exercising Leadership: Foundational Principles

Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University


Leadership: Creating Public Value

Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University


Training on the Fundamentals of “Independent Appraisal” of Education Sector Plans

UNESCO / IIEP

UNESCO — International Institute for Educational Planning, Paris.


General Course on Intellectual Property
World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy, Geneva, Switzerland.

American Government

Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University


Leaders of Learning

Harvard University Educational Leadership


Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

Harvard Business School


Data Wise: A Collaborative Process to Improve Learning & Teaching

Harvard Graduate School of Education


Contract Law

Harvard Law School


Structuring Successful Business Deals

Cornell Law School


Understanding Economic Development

Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford


Solving Public Policy Problems

Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley


Creating Powerful Political Messages

Delft Institute of Technology, Netherlands


Distinguishing between Fake News, Facts, and Alternative Facts

Department of Communication Studies, University of Michigan


Design Thinking for Leading and Learning

MIT Teaching Systems Lab


Data Visualization

Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut



Current activities include …



Publisher & 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). GlobalGiants.Com is a Member of the Content Authenticity Initiative created by ADOBE, The New York Times, and Twitter.


Designer and Administrator: QuickMarch.Com.
QuickMarch.Com

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Publisher: CitiTimes.Com.

CitiTimes.Com

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Publisher: AmericaVista.Com

AmericaVista.Com

This website is being revamped.


Executive Director: Trans World Exports (Online Publishers)

Trans World Exports — Online Publishers

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.


Current Interests & Involvement

• International Affairs • Higher Education Policy • United Nations

• Universities • Culture • Urban Planning • University Rankings

• Strategic Management • Digital Strategy • Sports • Financial Market Analysis