Manisha Javeri

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Professor at California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) in the Instructional Technology Program within Charter College of Education. Background is in Physical Chemistry and has taught at the University in Mumbai, India before moving to U.S.A in 1999. She joined CSULA in 2003 after completing her Ph.D in Educational Technology from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley. Her philosophy of education has evolved over the years of teaching experience (almost 23 years) both and has an influence of both the eastern and western culture. Some of these educational thinkers that have influenced her philosophy of education are, Mahatma Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda, and Rabindranath Tagore (from east) and John Dewey, Plato and Rousseau (from west). Recipient of Rotary the World Peace Fellow award (2010) and represented Rotary LA5 at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. Research interests are to integrate technology in designing and developing humanitarian interventions around the world; students participate in solving real world problems and designing technology based interventions. Some of the interventions are: HIV/AIDS training manuals for the teenagers in Mozambique, Micro-financing and business plans for the women caregivers in Africa, E-learning course modules for the University of Unilurio in Mozambique, Solar cooking and training manuals and videos for the women in Mozambique. For details visit the website:


I have always believed that peace is something we can do together