Noël Bonam is the Founder of The Global Institute worldwide. He is currently the State Director of AARP Maine. He is also a UN Representative of the Association for World Education at the United Nations. Previously, he was the Director for the bureau of Multicultural Affairs for the State of Maine and he served as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Institute for Civic Leadership.
Raji Maruvanchery is the Chief Consultant and Country Head for The Global Institute Trust in India. She is responsible for business development and project management for all partners based in India. She oversees and manages social development projects in the NGO sector in India and specializes in projects in education, nursing and health access. She also oversees partner engagement globally.
Kristen Bruun is the Administrative Partner of The Global Institute in Denmark. She designs curriculum, develops educational programming and teaches global citizenship at the Flakkebjerg Efterskole. On the civic front, she has served on the International Board of Directors for Crossing Borders, (Denmark) and .Mellemfolkelig Samvirke/ActionAid Denmark.
Molly McSweeney is a Cross-Cultural Communication Consultant of The Global Institute in the US. She facilitates cross-cultural communication tailored to the needs of educational institutions and organizations. She has a background in public diplomacy programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, facilitating intercultural competence development at study abroad programs.
Lorena Torres is a Senior Consultant of The Global Institute for projects in Germany. She is a Cultural Manager and Social Entrepreneur with passion for the intersection of the arts, social transformation and community building. She has previously worked with the Ministry of Education in Ecuador and with numerous NGOs across Europe
Pankaj Narke, Ph.D., is a Cross-Cultural Education Consultant of The Global Institute. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Mahindra University, Hyderabad (India). He is a Fulbright alumnus and researcher in the field of intercultural education. Pankaj is a teacher educator and expert in ESL education.