N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba is a Professor of African, African Diaspora and Comparative/International Education, social institutions, and the study of gender in the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University. She is the current President of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES), Vice-President of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of UNESCO’s Inter-governmental programme for the Management of Social Transformations (MOST), and past President of Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). A Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science, she has held distinguished visiting positions in many institutions in the world in. She has published extensively articles in refereed journals and books on higher education, equity, gender, ICT for education and knowledge production. Her recent co-edited book is Re-visioning Education in Africa: Ubuntu-Inspired Education for Humanity (New York: Palgrave, 2018, Emefa Takyi Amoako). She is the founding editor of Global Comparative Education: Journal of the WCCES (since 2017).