2013 CONFERENCE PRESENTER
President, WPD Solutions LLC and Lobna "Luby" Ismail, President Connecting Cultures
Dr. William Dant is principal of his own firm, WPD Global Solutions. At the time of the project, he was Senior Advisor for the Center for Higher Education Capacity Development at the Institute of International Education in Washington, DC, where over nearly 18 years h led numerous international education, leadership development and capacity-building programs and initiatives. Dant’s prior career has included work in intercultural training and research at Youth for Understanding International Exchange, the Peace Corps, Department of State and World Learning. Assignments over his career to date have afforded him the opportunity to work worldwide in developing the capacity of individuals to work, learn and live effectively across cultures. Dant’s intercultural experiences started with undergraduate study abroad at the University of Strasbourg, France. He served as a rural middle school teacher with the Peace Corps in Côte d’Ivoire (West Africa) early in his career. These seminal experiences focused his professional interest in learning across cultures and ultimately provided him with the topic of his doctoral work in cultural and political aspects of leadership in Africa. Dant holds a PhD in International Education Policy and Leadership from the University of Maryland, an M.A.T. from the School for International Training, Vermont and a B.S. from Georgetown University.
A Culture from Nothing: Creating a New Global Culture in 1000 Days
Presenter(s): Bill Dant, President, WPD Solutions LLC, and Lobna “Luby” Ismail, President, Connecting Cultures
Delivery: Skills Institute