Surender Hastir

Professional Memberships

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

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

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

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

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

American Economic Association
Member, American Economic Association.

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

International Webmasters Association
Member, International Webmasters Association

Citizen of the World.

Surender Hastir is a General Management Consultant, an Online Publisher, an Editor, and a Digital Strategist.

He has varied interests and, as such, is a member of diverse organizations that include: The National Press Club, Washington DC, International Press Institute, American Association of University Administrators, Association of University Administrators (UK), American Economic Association, Academic Council on the United Nations System, and International Leadership Association.

He is an alumnus of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Academy, Geneva, Switzerland.
World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva

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.

He holds certifications from several prestigious academic institutions.

Certifications earned include …

“Professional Certificate” in ‘Retail & Omnichannel Management’ from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (Ivy League).

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.

Certificate in ‘Distinguishing between Fake News, Facts, and Alternative Facts’ from the Department of Communication Studies, 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.

The Institute of Cost Accountants of India

• Professional Certificate from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. This certificate is equivalent to a Graduate Degree.

• Also, Bachelor of Commerce degree from a Public University in India.

Cards held include …

Oxford Alumni Card
Cal Alumni Association, UC Berkeley

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 along with The New York Times and Twitter.

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.


Publisher: CitiTimes.Com.

This website is being revamped.


Publisher: AmericaVista.Com

This website is being revamped.

Trans World Exports — Online Publishers

Executive Director: Trans World Exports (Online Publishers).

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.

Current Interests & Involvement

• International Affairs • Higher Education Policy

• United Nations • Universities • Culture

• Urban Planning • University Rankings

• Strategic Management • Digital Strategy

• Sports