Sheila Jagannathan
Head of Open Learning Campus

The World Bank

United States of America

About Sheila
Sheila is the Head of the Open Learning Campus at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. She serves as the organization’s focal point on digital learning and issues at the intersection of technology use and education in emerging countries. 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. Her specialties include skilling & the Fourth Industrial Revolution, 60-year curricula, workforce education, designing corporate universities, talent management, MOOCs, experiential pedagogy, online/hybrid strategies, immersive learning (AR/VR), use of disruptive (AI/MI, IoT, Blockchain, 5G) technologies in education, data analytics, LXPs, LMS and learning ecosystems.

About the World Bank
The World Bank Group is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. Its five institutions share a commitment to reducing poverty, increasing shared prosperity, and promoting sustainable development.