The Global Community for Education Board Advisory Council are a diverse group of people who bring a wealth of experience to the Global Community for Education. They’re all volunteers who see the value in education and the Global Community for Education’s philosophy of help.


John Bivona

New York City, New York; Attorney

Prabhat Dixit

Dallas, Texas; University Professor and a key member of Nepalese Society Texas

Bob Hopkins

Dallas, Texas; University Professor and Founder of Philanthropy World Magazine

Barry Hudson

Stockholm, Sweden; Executive, Heidelberg Cement

Susan Janes-Johnson

Wilmington, Delaware; Manager- Content Strategy Ernst & Young

Bethell-Anne Osborne

Dallas, Texas; Director of Business Development, Executive Education & Corporate Programs-University of Texas Dallas

B.N. Panta

Founding Chairman, Abroad Institute LLC/ Abroad IT Consulting Group; President of Dallas Everest Lions Club; President of United Nepalese Association

Emily Pearson

Student – Texas A&M University

Ben Reid & Michelle

England New South Wales, Australia; Telecommunications Analyst-Telstra and Speech Pathologist

Gill Schwarz

Retired Nurse, Household Engineer

Elizabeth Sheldon

High School Math Teacher

Manjeeta Situal

Project Engineer, MCM

Roshan Thapa

Project Manager, North Texas Municipal Water District