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OEB speaker Sheila Jagannathan

Sheila Jagannathan

Global Head, Digital Learning & Capacity Building, The World Bank, USA

Sheila Jagannathan is a lifelong learner and Head of the Open Learning Campus at the World Bank in Washington DC.

She serves as the organization’s focal point on digital learning and issues at the intersection of technology use and education in emerging countries.

She is an internationally recognized thought leader, advisor, author and a forward-thinking senior education leader with over 35 years of experience in leading capacity building, knowledge management, data, social learning and transformation change across public and private organizations.

Sheila also provides policy advice and technical assistance to World Bank country-level capacity building programs (both government and training centers of excellence seeking to introduce technologies in their educational systems) in, East Asia, China, the Middle East and North Africa, Africa and South Asia.

Please follow this link for information on her book ‘Reimagining Digital Learning for Sustainable Development - Upskilling, Data Analytics, and Educational Technologies Close the Skills Gap, published in June 2021.