Webster Geneva Alum Founds Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai

| March 30, 2015
Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai

Susan Ross (left), director, European Development & Alumni Programs, and Webster Geneva director Clementina Acedo (right) met with Omar Danial (’91, MBA ’97) and his team on a recent Open Day for the Swiss International Scientific School Danial founded in Dubai.

A trio of Webster University alumni is working to expand educational opportunities in Dubai.

Webster Geneva alumnus Omar Danial (BA ’91, MBA ’97) and longtime donor has founded a Swiss International Scientific School (SISD) there, scheduled to open in September 2015.

Recognized as one of the most successful business developers, investment managers and entrepreneurs in Switzerland, Danial is no stranger to building access to education. He has helped almost 30 students’ pursue their educational dreams at Webster Geneva through the largest scholarship gift ever received by the Geneva campus.

Danial said this newest venture will offer an outstanding bilingual IB curriculum focusing on both academic excellence and personal growth. The SISD offer will three sections: French/English, German/English and English with foreign languages. To learn more, visit www.sisd.ae.

Danial is joined in this venture by fellow Webster alumni Joe Barchini BA ’90 and Mohammed Abdulhamied M. Seddiqi BA ’00.

Read the full story on Danial and the school at the newly redesigned Webster University Geneva site.


Category: Advancement, Alumni, International & U.S. Campuses

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