Nargish Khambatta

Principal & CEO & Vice President

Nargish Khambatta, Principal and CEO of GEMS Modern Academy and Vice President and Cluster Lead for GEMS with over 32 Years experience in the field of education is the recipient of the first ever GEMS Exceptional Head of School Award 2018. She has a Masters' Degree ini Microbiology from The M. S. University of Batoda, India. Prior to joining GEMS Modern Academy in December 2009, she has been eith the Doon School, Dehra Dun, the Indian School, Muscat and Sophia College, Mumbai. A passionate educator her simple educational philosophy is -All children deserve to be given ample oppertunity to discover their worth, thier interestsm and their passion in a secure and happy environment, for them to grow into confident young adults with a sound intellectual and moral compass to guide them to their goals. - Panelist and presenter (Educare) at the first international iPEN 2016 conference at Dallas, USA and iPEN 2017 Shenzhen, China and iPEN 2018 Dallas, USA.  - Convener of the three CISCE (affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi) schools in Dubai from April 2014 to March 2018. - Freelance Writer - published articles in Gulf News, Friday Magazine and the Times of India. -An adventure enthusiast, she accompanied a group of 10 students to Antarctica as part of Sir Rober Swan's expedition in 2014.


Leadership stream

26 February 2019 | 10:30 - 11:00 | English | Enabling Leadership at Modern

Understanding leadership theories that emerges from research is essential for leaders to be effective in bringing about transformation. Converting the implementation of that understanding into action, is driven by the experience quotient and leadership wisdom of the team at the helm.Enabling Leadership at Modern is an East meets West model employed to bring out the best in our learning community.