Ms. Jaya Bhavnani is the Founding Executive Director of Dwight Global Online School and MYP Coordinator at Dwight School Dubai. She spearheads the Rahhal program - the innovative Dubai 10X initiative in collaboration with the Dwight campuses. Ms. Bhavnani came to Dwight NY in 2010 with extensive experience in international education in public and private schools in India, Oman, UAE and Chile. Ms. Bhavnani has been actively involved with the International Baccalaureate as a Workshop Leader, Site Evaluator, Consultant, Examiner and Curriculum Reviewer. She is the Lead Facilitator for the Group 5 and Continuum Online Workshops in the Diploma Programme. She serves on the Evaluation Team for the CIS (Council for International Schools). She has served as a frequent guest contributor for professional development and curriculum alignment and review. She holds a BS in Education and Physics and a MS in Mathematics. She has an interest for learning languages and internationalism. A passionate educator, Ms. Bhavnani firmly believes in the power of life-long learning! Ms. Jaya Bhavnani was honored with (received) the Outstanding Contribution in Education Award at the Dubai-based 2019 GESS Education Awards.