Sam (Shiv) Sharma

Sam (Shiv) Sharma
Social Entrepreneur



Education/Professional Certification:

University of Connecticut,(UCONN) School of Business
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Major in Management (International Business)
Magna cum laude, Honors Scholar, New England Scholar (2004)

Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE)
Harvard University
Master's Candidate' 2016-17
International Education Policy
Program Senator
HGSE Student Council
Development Chair
Harvard Innovations and Ventures in Education (HIVE)
HGSE Representative & Co-Chair
Harvard Graduate Council (HGC)
Board Member:
Career Services Office Student Advisory Board (CSO-SAB)
International Education Policy Student Advisory Board (IEP-SAB)
Admissions Ambassador Program, HGSE Admissions Office

Conferences attended at Harvard University
Think Tank on Global Education (2014)
Global Education Leadership Conference (2015)
Fostering Global Competency Webinar (2015)
Global Education Conference (2016)
Global Education Innovation Initiative Conference (2017)


Sam is one of the co-authors of "Empowering Students to Change the World in 60 Lessons" with Dr.Fernando Reimers,Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International Education,Harvard Graduate School of Education. Link to the book:tinyurl.com/Empowering60lessons. Link to video of book launch held at Harvard Graduate School of Education in which Sam spoke:tinyurl.com/Launch60lessons


A social entrepreneur, educator, believer in global education, service and experiential learning. Sam is passionate about  promoting global education to prepare a globally competent next generation.Through his program,Sam wants to bring together the private,public and education sector in order to advance educational opportunity for the marginalized, refugee and disadvantaged children around the world. Sam is deeply interested in using his business experience in exploring the nexus between social entreprenuership and education. Sam is currently a graduate student in education policy at Harvard University. 


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