Dr. Nafeesa Ahmed, the Director of the Presidency Group of Institutions in Bengaluru, is a distinguished educationist with a robust academic background. Committed to education, apart from her incredible degree in Business Management, International Management and Master’s in English Literature, she additionally earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education and completed a Certificate Course in School Leadership and Management at Harvard Graduate School of Education. The 2020 Economic Times Power Icon Award recognised her ‘Exceptional Contribution in Education,’ and in 2021, EducationToday honoured her as ‘The Education Icon of the Year.’ Her role as a 'Speaker' at the ‘APAC 5th Global Education & Skill Conclave’, features in Women Entrepreneur's Magazine Cover and Education World India Magazine have established her as a thought leader in education. She was conferred with a Ph.D., Philosophiae Doctor Honoris Causa (HC) in Education Management from Ecole Superieure Robert De Sorbon (ESRDS), France, Europe, recognising her global impact. The award ceremony, held at the House of Lords in London, strengthens her steadfast dedication to achieving educational excellence on a global scale.