July 21-23, 2020, Cambridge UK

3 DAYS / 10 Workshops

Dr. Asma Siddiki

Alpha1Education - LLC .

Dr. Asma Siddiki is the Founding Dean for Student Affairs, Outreach and Enrollment at MBSC of Business & Entrepreneurship in KAEC, Saudi Arabia. (MBSC was established in collaboration with Babson Global, a whole-owned subsidiary of Babson College, USA). She also serves as Senior Director for Special Projects for Emaar Economic City, at the King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia. 5 Dr. Siddiki has been involved in the education and higher education sectors in the region for the past twenty years. Most notably, she held leadership roles at corporate and academic institutions, in particular working with universities in their early stages of development focusing extensively on student services, institutional effectiveness, curriculum development, organizational development, and global institutional partnerships. Prior to joining MBSC and EEC, Dr. Siddiki was a Higher Education Management Consultant as well as the Founder and CEO of Alpha1Education, an education company specialized in developing and delivering educational programs for youth. She is a Founder of Oxbridge Summers, a summer school hosted at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge in the UK. Previously, Dr. Siddiki was Director, Global Higher Education at Huron Consulting Group based in Dubai; Associate Dean for Development and Director of Degree Programs at the Dubai School of Government (in association with Harvard Kennedy School), and served at Effat University (then College) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia as Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs as well as Student Affairs. She was also a Senior Fulbright Scholar in 2004 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst focusing on civic engagement as it relates to the student experience. She has also taught at the Oxford University, King Abdul Aziz University, Dar Al Fikr Schools and Effat University. Dr. Siddiki serves on the Saudi-British Society Committee, an initiative for cross-cultural dialogue and understanding. and She was selected for the Vital Voices VV Grow Fellowship for female entrepreneurs (2014) and was recently recognized for her professional achievements and contributions to society by the World Economic Forum, as a Young Global Leader (Class of 2014). Educated in England, Switzerland, and Saudi Arabia, she has a Doctoral degree (DPhil) as well as Master’s (MSt) degree from the University of Oxford.

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