Leading iEARN Workshops and Events in Your School or Community at the iEARN Conference


Rachel Manley


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Rachel Manley

Rachel is a Program Manager at iEARN-USA. Rachel’s current role is to manage and support teachers in the BRIDGE Program, a virtual exchange program connecting teachers and classrooms in the U.S. with those in the Middle East and North Africa. Her responsibilities include online course design, curriculum development, workshop facilitation, and program evaluation.  Rachel was an educator for 8 years prior to joining iEARN-USA. She taught abroad in Namibia and most recently was co-teaching in a 4th grade classroom. She holds a Master of Education from University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction. Her graduate research focused on the use of technology-enhanced environments to increase global understanding and literacy practices. She hold a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Special Education from The University of Iowa.

Ghada Fathy Eldgwy

Egyptian Association for Educational Resources

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Ghada Fathy eldgwy

Ghada Fathy Mohamed has been an iEARN teacher from 2002, is the Egypt iEARN BRIDGE Coordinator, and is a Trainer in many fields, such as Education, Mass Communication, Civic Education, Soft Skills and professional development. She has a PhD in Mass Communication  and is a Project Manager at the “Egyptian Association for Educational Resources.”

Farah Kamal


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Farah Kamal

Farah Kamal is the Executive Director for iEARN Pakistan and the Director for the Youth Exchange and Study Program, based at Society for International Education-Pakistan. She is a Visiting faculty teaching Photojournalism at Bahria University Karachi.

 Farah is an education and development consultant, leading the iEARN programs in Pakistan. Farah has over 18 years of experience of successful implementation of a range of international cross cultural projects in Pakistan and assisting her counterparts in other countries running similar projects. Farah has initiated several ICT programs in Pakistan which has provided constructive use of internet and telecommunications technologies to K-12 students and schools. Farah is also administering in Pakistan, programs creating opportunities for High school students and teachers to participate in exchanges and training programs internationally, specifically the United States of America. 

 She has a Master of Education degree at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, in Language and Literacy Education. She has completed the Executive Program for the Leaders of Non profit Organizations from Graduate School of Business-Stanford University, USA. Farah got her teacher training and mentoring certificate from Oxford University UK, and have completed the Diploma of School Management from Aga Khan University-Institute of Educational Development. Since 1998 and presented and participated in ICT based, and cultural exchange trainings programs, presentations and workshops in more then 25 countries around the world.

 She has overall 30+ years of experience in running non profits including school administration, teaching, teacher training, project design and management. Besides Farah is a free lance photo journalist, trained from Intl. Centre of Photography-NYC, graduated as helath supportive chef from Natural Gourmet Institute –NYC, a TV Chef. Farah is also a blogger of Express Tribune, feature photographer and travel writer for the MAG Weekly as well as runs her own blogs. 

Session Details

Type: Interactive Workshop

Location: Room 1104

Date: Tuesday

Time: 11:00-11:50 AM

Session Description

Are you ready to share iEARN with the rest of your school or other educators in your area? Want to be a convener of global educators? During this workshop, facilitators will share best practices and knowledge on how to lead successful iEARN workshops, information sessions, and informal meet-ups for educators, school administration, and other stakeholders. Participants will get hands-on experience with workshop activities and begin making an engagement plan for the next school year. Participants will also be given a toolkit of resources for iEARN workshops and information sessions. 

What will educators learn and be able to do at the end of the session?

Participants will:

  • Learn best practices and new ideas for conducting workshops, information sessions and meet-ups
  • Begin planning for future activities
  • Gain a resource toolkit for iEARN workshops and information sessions