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World Happiness Fest (March 23 – 25) at Florida International University, Biscayne Campus, Miami, USA

Dr Sonam Tobgye, a visiting faculty at our institute will be participating at the World Happiness Fest (March 23 – 25) at Florida International University, Biscayne Campus, Miami, USA ((https://worldhappinessfest2023miami.sched.com-). He will be speaking on, “ What can we learn from the world’s happiest country? And GNH? – Public Policy, Economy, Governance” (World Happiness Fest 2023 – Miami: What can we learn from the world’s happi… (sched.com) along-side Alex de Carvalho, Honorary Consul of Finland, South Florida, Visual Storeytelling Institute  and Nicolas Boyon, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, IPSOS, New York, USA.  

Dr Tobgye was also invited in 2022 to speak on, “Happiness in Bhutan” at the Gross Global Happiness Conference, hosted by the University for Peace (UPEACE), a university created by UN General Assembly Resolution 35/55.

Currently, Dr Tobgye is a member of the Institute of World Happiness Projects, UK and occasionally speaks on, “Happiness in Bhutan -GNH” (https://www.world-happiness-project.com/who-we-are/). He also serves as a Director (Projects) for Bhutanese Association of Women Entrepreneurs(https://www.baowe.org/about/team-baowe/). He is also an associate editor for “International Journal of Contemporary Research In Multidisciplinary” (https://multiarticlesjournal.com/editorial).

While in Australia, he worked as an adjunct fellow with the Institute for Australia India Engagements (Dr. Sonam Tobgye – Institute for Australia India Engagement (IAIE)

We wish him the best and look forward to the outcomes of his participation in the said conference.

13th Ed Leadership International Roundtable

Our CEO will be presenting at the 13th Ed Leadership International Roundtable, the biggest international education conference in India with participants from 40+ countries. See Brochure: https://edleader.in/13thEdLeaderF/mobile/index.html

He will be speaking on Power of Change: Education and Skill in Roundtable 9 which is on Saturday, 23 January 2021 from 8:30 to 11:00 IST. The global crisis has compelled the education systems across the world to set new standards and establish a new order even as we celebrate on the 24th of January UNESCO’s International Day of Education. We would like to invite you to register now for free on www.getilearn.org

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3ix4Lej1z4&feature=youtu.be

UPDATE because of Cyclone Amphan:

This is to inform all our well wishers that the Webinar Panel Discussion on “Post Covid-19 Education Landscape” is postponed due to concerns raised by our participants over Internet disruptions caused by cyclone Amphan. The same panel discussion will now happen on Tuesday 26/5/2020 from 9.30AM -11.30AM.
Those registered participants need not register again and we will still try to accommodate new registration if more.

Panel Discussion on “Post Covid-19 Education Landscape” through Webinar.


  • His Excellency Lyonpo JB Rai, Minister of Education, Bhutan
  • Mr. Tshewang Tandin, President, Royal Thimphu College
  • Dr. Dorji Thinley, President, Paro College of Education
  • Dr. Gunjan M. Sanjeev, Vice President, Amity Education Group
  • Mr. Nima Tshering, Policy Leader Fellow, European University Institute
  • Mr. Chencho Tshering, Lead Trainer, Institute for Excellence and Development

For registration, please mail us at iedbhutan@gmail.com with your name, place of work, designation and phone number.

Date: 22/5/2020
Time: 9.30AM -11.30AM