President & CEO Of Acrossworld Education To Participate In USIBC's Presidential Executive Mission To India

Top Quote Stephan K. Thieringer will be part of USIBC's Education Delegation during the Presidential Executive Mission in India. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 02, 2010 - Boston, MA - AcrossWorld's President & CEO, Stephan Thieringer, will be traveling to India as part of the Presidential Executive Mission hosted by the U.S. - India Business Council. Senior representatives of leading U.S. universities and educational service providers will be accompanying the Council. Mr. Thieringer is an active member of the U.S. - India Business Council Executive Committee for Education. In correlation to President Obama's Mission to India, Thieringer will also be participating in various discussions with the Ministry of Human Resource Development, as well as attending the FICCI Higher Education Summit 2010 focused on innovations in Indian higher education.

    When speaking of the United States and India ties, Thieringer elaborated "We see a great opportunity between the two nations for establishing a global strategy for more accessible resources in education and recognize that leading institutions in the United States are able to offer the greatest gift to nations like India, and that is the export of knowledge, resources and research and enhancing the capability, as well as the basic social willingness, of making learning and teaching resources freely accessible."

    U.S. - India Business Council (USIBC)

    The U.S.-India Business Council is the premier business advocacy organization representing America's top companies investing in India, joined by global Indian companies, with an aim to deepen trade and strengthen commercial ties. Celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2010, USIBC was formed in 1975 at the request of the government of the United States and India to involve the private sectors of both countries to enhance investment flows between the United States and India. USIBC's primary mission is to serve as a direct link between business and government leaders, resulting in increased trade and investment. USIBC formulates an annual work plan that targets specific issues important to its member-companies, compiled from input derived from the 13 Executive Committees and Working Groups that meet regularly to assess progress on-the-ground and to devise strategies and prepare representations to advance sector-specific reforms in India.

    About AcrossWorld Education

    AcrossWorld Education connects academic institutions, teachers and students to the growing online teaching, learning, and research (Open Educational Resources) of the world. AcrossWorld's interactive tools enable users to discover and share the vast curricula and content from academic centers of excellence worldwide, and collaborate to create more valuable knowledge and learning tools. AcrossWorld empowers individuals and institutions to excel at teaching and learning. By making it easy and inexpensive to connect, collaborate, and innovate, AcrossWorld aims to transform the education process and enable individuals to better meet their aspirations.

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