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Fisher, Leigh



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  • Passionate about people, purpose and productivity, Leigh is committed to finding new ways to provide access to quality education and training for the most challenged sectors of the world’s populations. With over 30 years’ experience of schools, colleges and universities, her contributions have encompassed: education futures studies, visioning and strategy road mapping for global business strategy; education marketing and communications; careers access for underprivileged youth; successful major grant seeking and writing; creating global alumni networks; high level stakeholder management; major fundraising initiatives and public event management. Leigh is a published triple language translator (French, Spanish, English); and delights in generating high performing teams in diverse cultures and work environments.

    In international development contexts, Leigh is an experienced, India based CSR manager; a qualified teacher, teacher trainer and corporate workshop facilitator; a major project manager in public education; and state level events founder. Her 40+ year track record of social and community achievement crosses both developed and developing worlds. Leigh works for positive change and social transformation through collaborations and partnerships, linking global strategy to local implementation. Leigh is currently pursuing PhD research in India’s Anganwadi, following her involvement in recent, grassroots, digitization projects in Telangana.

    In 2017 Leigh was awarded the ‘Black Swan Award’ for her contribution to India’s Women Empowerment agenda and delivered a presentation on ‘Marketing for Schools’, at Mumbai’s IB conference. By 2018 she was an active partner in creating India-wide networks for: CSR Managers; Independent Schools for Admissions & Marketing and Hult Business School India alumni. Leigh has continued professional learning in India through Executive Education courses in CSR (2017) and FDI (2019) at ISB, Hyderabad. In 2020, she represented Telangana’s Anganwadi Transformation Project for TS Secretary of WCD at MIT’s India Initiative event in Mumbai

full name

  • Leigh Fisher

primary email

  • leigh[dot]fisher[@]jgu[dot]edu[dot]in