Dr. Ashfaq Ishaq is a key spokesman for the world’s children. He’s developed and organizes the Arts Olympiad, the world’s largest art program for schoolchildren, and produces the World Children’s Festival every four years as an ‘Olympics’ of children’s imagination on The National Mall in Washington, D.C. A manager, scholar and philanthropist with forty years of diverse professional experiences, the first ten at the World Bank and George Washington University, the next ten in international business, and the last twenty in the nonprofit sector, he’s an astute researcher, program architect, international event planner, and author.
In 1997 Dr. Ishaq founded the International Child Art Foundation. ICAF enhances academic performance and instills global citizenship by nurturing children’s creativity and developing their empathy, both of which are key attributes of 21st-century learners and leaders.
Tune into the interview with Dr. Ishaq and click through the corresponding slideshow to the left… (Photos courtesy of ICAF.)