Dr. Gigi Do
Dr. Gigi Do
Dr. Gigi Do currently serves as Deputy Superintendent for Global Education, Engagement and Partnerships for the International Leadership of Texas (ILTEXAS). The ILTEXAS, is the largest school system in the United States that requires all students aged 5-18 to master the Mandarin Chinese, English and Spanish languages to adapt to the highly competitive international community in the future. She also served as a mentor to principals of international high schools at the Houston Independent School District for past 12 years.
In addition, she developed a thriving continuing education curriculum of innovative diplomacy training for the Houston area to educate and coach incoming diplomats. Her success required highly cultural sensitivity and the ability to work across international cultures and multiple levels of seniority including government officials, university leadership, consulting firms and marketing vendors
Dr. Do has over 17 years of experience in developing Academic and Workforce programs for global community colleges and universities. Increased and maintained the highest international student enrollment at a U.S. community college; created a $45 million global initiative fund to nurture new international ventures; managed over 80 American expats overseas in the capacity of faculty, administration, and human resources. In addition, I headed the global launch and growth for two schools of medicine and a college of nursing (Ross University School of Medicine, American University of the Caribbean, and Chamberlain College of Nursing). Manage medical partnerships with global partner institutions in Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Kingdom, India, Nigeria, China, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand, The Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
Dr. Gigi Do obtained her Ph.D. degree for the Higher Education Leadership Program at the University of Texas-Austin. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, and Honor Society, a recognized national organization. Dr. Do was born in Vietnam, and raised in the United States. She is bilingual in English and Vietnamese.