Siti Aishah Hashim Ali

Prof. Dr. Siti Aishah was the Deputy Vice President of Open University Malaysia. She obtained her MSc in Applied Mathematics at the University of Miami, USA followed by her Ph.D. at the University of Malaya, Malaysia. She had served in various posts in institutions including the University of Miami, Universiti Teknologi MARA, and University of Malaya. She is an active researcher and regularly publishes academic research in her field.

Mary Hatakka

Dr. Mary Hatakka has over 25 years of experience in teaching in Finland, Italy, Egypt and in the United Arab Emirates. Currently she is working as an Assistant Professor of English at the English-medium Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates Dr Hatakka’s research interests include academic literacy skills, student motivation and retention and engineering habits of mind.

Jan Maclean

Dr. Jan MacLean is a Senior Lecturer in the fields of Art Education and Literacy with the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University in B.C. Canada. She has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and book chapters on the topics of “Inclusion through the Arts”. Dr. MacLean has presented her research on “educating through the arts” internationally throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

Helen Toraskar

Dr. Helen Toraskar completed her doctorate in Education at the University of Hong Kong in 2015, specialising in English Language and Literature. Helen is currently conducting research in EFL teaching/learning and EFL teacher professional development. Her broader research interests include both EFL Academic writing and Speaking in Higher Education.