Sheila Jagannathan

Manager, Global Learning Operations
The World Bank

Dr. Jagannathan is Manager of the Open Learning Campus at The World Bank Group. She serves as the organization’s focal point on digital learning and topics related to the intersection of technology and education in emerging countries. She has over 28 years of experience in designing and managing distance learning programs and knowledge products, and transforming online and classroom pedagogies and technology. She provides policy advice and technical assistance to both government and training institutes seeking to introduce technology into their educational systems in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Dr. Jagannathan serves on the advisory board and planning committees of several professional associations such as E-learning Africa, the International Conference on E-Learning (ICEL), and the Association for the Advancement of Computer Education (AACE). Dr. Jagannathan holds a Masters and Doctorate from Boston University in Education Media and Technology and Artificial Intelligence-based systems for learning respectively.