Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ) is a framework used to promote fairness and justice in various settings, such as schools, organizations, communities, and society as a whole.
On the Teach Middle East Podcast, Leisa Grace speaks to Kam Chohan about her work in promoting DEIJ in international schools. We also get practical about what international schools can do to promote DEIJ in their schools.
Bio: Kam Chohan joined ECIS in February 2018 as Chief Operating Officer and became Executive Director in August 2020. With an impressive background in education and leadership, Kam is a learning leader and brings insight, wisdom, and compassion to the role. She has demonstrated the ability to build meaningful, lasting relationships that contribute to personal and organisational development and improvement. Kam is a passionate educator and enjoyed lecturing in mathematics and business. She holds qualifications and experience in Leadership and Professional Development. As an example of her commitment to student learning, Kam worked with the UK Government’s Behaviour Insights Team to apply the Nudge Theory to improve student outcomes on a national level. As Chief Operating Officer for ECIS, Kam demonstrated, high aptitude for financial reporting, forecasting, analytical ability, scenario analysis, and financial implications of business and educational models. Kam is committed to social justice and equity through diversity, inclusion, and intercultural understanding in international education. In December 2022, Kam was the recipient of the 1885 NEASC Award for Exemplary Service to Education.
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