Dr. Amrita Dass

Dr. Amrita Dass is a leading Educationist and Career Counselor. She is the Founder-Director of ICS-International and has the distinction of pioneering the career counselling and guidance services in the country. ICS has conducted career counselling and teacher training programmes in more than 200 schools and colleges in India and abroad.

A consultant for several leading schools of the country, she has also designed and conducted numerous training programmes on Leadership for Principals focusing on Leadership in Education and on Excellence in Education for Teachers. In addition, she has conducted Leadership Programmes for national and multinational corporates. She is a columnist for many leading newspapers of the country and writes on a wide range of educational, career and leadership issues.

Dr. Dass is a Member of the Governing Bodies of several schools which include Woodstock School, Mussoorie, Bishop Cotton School, Shimla, Nirmal Bhartiya School (NBS) New Delhi and Auckland House School, Shimla. She has also been a Member of the Steering Committee on Women and Child Development, Planning Commission of India for the Ninth Five Year Plan. She has participated in many international conferences such as the U.N. Social Summit- Denmark, U.N. Conference on Women – China, the State of the World Forum – U.S.A, Global Knowledge Partnership – Malaysia. Dr. Dass has visited several universities in UK, Canada and Singapore as a special invitee.

She is a recipient of the Lions Club Award for Outstanding Social Work, the Rotary Award for Vocational Excellence and TCS-Women Achiever of the Year Award.