Education Innovation Podcast Series with Shamil Idriss
Edwin Eisendrath, James DeVaney
Shamil Idriss, CEO of Soliya, sat down with Edwin Eisendrath, managing director, Huron Education, to discuss the transformative potential of virtual exchange programs in providing genuine cross-cultural exchanges and learning outcomes through new media.
Soliya is a cross-cultural virtual exchange program. Mr. Idriss served as Executive Director of the Alliance of Civilizations Media Fund, which merged with Soliya in 2009. In 2005 he was appointed by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan as Deputy Director of the Alliance of Civilizations. He also served on the Steering Committee of the World Economic Forum’s Council of 100 Leaders and as COO of Search for Common Ground, a global conflict resolution organization.Listen Now