Mercy Pushpalatha, PhD

Program Consultant, South Asia Programs

Dr. Mercy Pushpalatha began serving as the United Board’s program consultant, South Asia programs in September 2018. She previously served for nearly nine years as principal and secretary of Lady Doak College, Madurai, India. During her tenure as principal, Dr. Mercy and her colleagues introduced Life Frontier Engagement – a community-based action research and experiential learning initiative – into the curriculum for all third-year students. Prior to becoming principal, she was a member of the chemistry faculty at Lady Doak College for more than three decades.

Dr. Mercy received her MSc and MPhil in chemistry from Madurai Kamaraj University and PhD from Alagappa University, Karaikudi. She is a peer team member in National Assessment and Accreditation Council and a member in the society of Lead Like Jesus, India. She is also a director of the Lady Doak College Foundation, Inc., USA, as a nominee from CUAC.  She also is a John Maxwell-certified coach, speaker, and trainer.