Professor Marie Lall was honoured at a House of Commons reception on 24th June 2019 for being one of the 100 most influential people in India UK relations. Her award is for thought leadership in education and building cross border partnerships. The award celebrates women’s leadership across a diverse range of sectors.
Professor Marie Lall was the only educationist across India and UK amongst a list that list includes India’s Finance ministers, current UK parliament MPs, serving ambassadors, and women in business and tech. She received the award for her services to education and based on her previous work in the subcontinent.
Professor Marie Lall, FRSA is a Professor of Education and South Asian Studies at the UCL Institute of Education. She served as UCL’s Pro-Vice-Provost for South Asia (including Myanmar) till November 2018. She is also the Director of Education at ChangeSchool, London.
The champagne reception was hosted by Lord Jitesh Gadhiya and Sajid Javid (Chancellor) and a number of other UK MPs spoke at the event.