Advisory Board

The Advi­so­ry Board pro­vides coun­sel nec­es­sary for Glob­al Tal­ent Mentoring’s long-term strat­e­gy and goal ful­fill­ment. Respon­si­bil­i­ties of advi­so­ry board mem­bers include gen­er­at­ing ideas and pro­vid­ing crit­i­cal feed­back in areas such as net­work­ing, best prac­tice, encour­ag­ing equi­table involve­ment and rep­re­sen­ta­tion of part­ner insti­tu­tions, mentees, and men­tors, and shar­ing recent devel­op­ments that might be rel­e­vant to participants.

Dr. Khalifa Ali Al Suwaidi

General Secretary of the Board of Trustees

Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation for Medical and Educational Sciences; Faculty of Education, United Arab Emirates University

Dubai, United Arab Emirates 
Prof. Dr. Paula Olszewski-Kubilius

Center for Talent Development at the School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois, United States
Dr. Colm O’Reilly


Center for Talented Youth Ireland (CTYI) Dublin City University

Dublin, Ireland 
Dr. José Torres

President and CEO

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)

Aurora, Illinois,
United States
Prof. Dr. Wilma Vialle

Pro Vice-Chancellor Global

UOW Global Enterprises; full professor in Educational Psychology and Gifted Education, University of Wollongong

Wollongong, Australia