Madiha graduated from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in 2002 with a Masters in International Affairs, and a concentration in Economic and Political Development. She received a Bachelor’s Degree, Magna Cum Laude, in Development Economics from Harvard College in 1999. Since May 2006, Syeda Madiha Murshed has served as Executive Director of SPEED, a training center in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She is also the Managing Director of Scholastica, a well-regarded English-medium private school in Bangladesh, working on various management and administrative issues in Scholastica including faculty affairs, curriculum development and student-parent relationships. She is also the Managing Director of Aurora International School, a new small school teaching an international curriculum and designed to build global competency skills for all its students. In addition, she oversees a children’s publishing company called Ignite Publications, specializing in textbooks and fiction for children and young adults. She is the Co-Founder of World Savvy.