Dr Carmen Z LamagnaVice Chancellor, American International University-Bangladesh
Dr. Lamagna has been the Vice-Chancellor of the American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB), one of the top private universities in Bangladesh, from its inception. She has been instrumental in developing AIUB’s image as a world-class educational institution through linkages with the academic community in other countries in addition to the conclusion of several agreements with IT related companies, including the Microsoft IT Academy and Security Cooperation Program for Educational Institutions and the regional academy for CISCO.
She is currently an Executive Committee member and treasurer-elect (2011-2014) of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) and Deputy Board Member of the International Association of Universities (IAU). She is presently affiliated with the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP), having served as the first female President for 2008 -2010.
She has been recognized for her extensive contribution to official and unofficial efforts to strengthen Philippine-Bangladeshi relations and was awarded the National Award for Overseas Filipino (Pamana ng Pilipino Award).