Director of Education, Glendale Academy
Anjum Babukhan is the Director of Education at the Glendale Academy in Hyderabad, India. Ms. Babukhan is a leading teacher trainer, certified parenting facilitator, freelance writer and Education Chair for Yi (Young Indians). She is a former Chairperson of the women’s wing of FICCI. A competent, energetic and a genuinely committed person, Ms. Babukhan is an academician. She received her education in the U.S. where she was born and raised. However, she was always fascinated with her rich Indian culture and Muslim heritage. Today, she stands as a perfect blend of the east and west as a universally principled global character. Her faith and cultural “tehzeeb” involved her as representative to participate in many multicultural programs. In college, Ms. Anjum became the President of Psi Chi – the National Honors Society in Psychology (U. S. A.) and moved on to become an All American Academic Nominee. She was selected in the “Who’s Who of American Colleges” and won the Psychology Honors Award from Loyola of Chicago. She always had a natural flair for outstanding leadership. Ms. Anjum received her M.Ed in Education Administration and Instructional Leadership from UIC, after which she married and moved to India and became involved with many educational and philanthropic ventures.