Surender Hastir

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

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

Member of the International Press Institute, Vienna, Austria.

Member of the National Press Club, Washington, DC.

Member of the American Economic Association.

Independent Consultant. Editor. Publisher. Coordinator.

Surender Hastir holds certifications from prestigious academic institutions such as Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford; Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley; Harvard Law School; Harvard Business School; Harvard Kennedy School, and Cornell Law School.

Certifications earned include

Professional Certificate in 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.

Recent Experiences

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.

Contributor: UNESCO CREATIVE CITIES NETWORK Enhancement.

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.

Alumnus: 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.

Participator: ‘Independent Appraisal of Education Sector Plans’ Program.

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) jointly conducts this program with the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, Paris.

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

IAU, Headquartered in Paris, France, annually publishes the “International Handbook of Universities.” This handbook contains authoritative, up-to-date information on all degree-granting institutions of the world.

Academic Interests

• International Affairs
• Higher Education Policy
• United Nations
• Universities
• Culture
• Urban Planning
• World University Rankings
• Strategic Management