Meet The Team

Lauren Jackson
Co-founder and Director

Lauren is driven by a passion for education. A graduate of the University of Virginia, she has spent her time in various realms of the higher education sector, from US university aid to private consulting. Lauren has worked as an undergraduate Admissions Director, graduate school Program Manager, and has developed and managed other College Admissions Consulting departments for educational companies. Before starting ProEd, she worked at the Common Application, a universal access application uniting 800+ universities to make colleges more accessible in the United States.

Ramiz Shaikh
Senior Consultant

Having done both higher secondary school and undergraduate studies in Massachusetts (USA), Ramiz holds a profound knowledge of North American Higher Education system. He further specializes in assisting recent high school and college graduates for admissions into top universities worldwide. Ramiz has also lived and studied at Universidad de Lima in Perú, South America. He is multilingual in English, Spanish, Hindi, and Gujarati. Some of his specialties include Career Counseling, Leadership Management, Community Outreach, Event Planning, and Public Speaking.

Sheila Mudimba
Student Counselor

Sheila, a BBA graduate has experience in the international higher education industry having worked as a Student recruiter for multiple U.K, Australian and Canadian universities, working with both undergraduate and post graduate students.  She comes with relevant expertise in student counseling and visa documentation processes.

Reena Guglani
Business Development - Out Reach

A qualified Computer Engineer by profession, Reena has served in various roles in Cambridge School and American Academy in Qatar. Additionally, she has keen interest in assisting high school and college students to pursue their higher education abroad. With her vast network of school and university counselors, she not only heads the student outreach initiatives, but is also actively involved in conducting school workshops and counselor training sessions.

Husnpreet Kaur
Student Counselor

Husnpreet is a graduate in psychology from Lancaster University, UK. Having grown up in the UAE and gone through the application process herself, she gives her relevant insight of how the process works. She incorporates the psychological acumen that she developed over the course of her education to counsel students and assist them with their higher education applications.

Sonam Yadav
Outreach Coordinator

Sonam is a Masters graduate in HR &Marketing with 3 years’ experience in the Higher Education industry and extensive knowledge in the field of Client Relations. You will find her representing ProEd in various events while coordinating between parents, students and the ProEd team.

Angel Mae Encabo
Counseling Support officer

Angel is an Electronic Engineer and has been working as Document Controller in Philippine. She is assisting counseling team for students records, research , Coordination and communication with students and parents.

Emilio Giuliani
Consultant

Emilio is a Minnesota native and graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison with over five years of professional experience in higher education. He managed teams in international recruitment, admissions, and registration at a university in Dubai, UAE before returning to the United States to pursue his graduate degree in law beginning in 2020. Advising at ProEd, Emilio specializes in undergraduate admissions consulting targeting top universities in the US, UK, and Canada.

Simone Charles
Advisor (Based in USA)

Simone Charles, MBA, has worked in higher education for 5 years. She received her BBA in Marketing Management at the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business. Her Master’s in Business Administration was obtained at Argosy University. Her knowledge of the higher education landscape has come from working in private, for profit and public universities in a variety of admissions capacities. Her experience as a Recruiter, Associate Director of Admissions and Assistant Director of Admissions or Transfer and International Students has given her great insight into what colleges and universities are looking for in a student and the admissions process the USA.

Christina Lewis
Advisor (Based in USA)

Christina lives in Washington, DC, USA and works as a Project Manager Geologist at Environmental Resources Management. She graduated with a degree in Geological Sciences at McGill in 2008, and received her MSE in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2013. She works as part of the ProEd team as an advisor to students and their families on careers in the Sciences and Engineering, as well as admission to top Canadian and US schools.