About IvyWise

The IvyWise Team

Natasha Bhandari-Hemdev

Director of Business Development, MENA Region

As the Director of Business Development for the MENA Region, Natasha works directly in Dubai to help families identify the IvyWise programs that are the best fit for their needs and goals.

Natasha also assists in providing IvyWise events in the region, with the aim of helping international families understand the complex US admissions process. In addition to aiding the enrollment and event teams, Natasha also supports our partnerships team to develop relationships with schools and businesses in the MENA region.

Natasha received her undergraduate degree from McGill University and an M.Ed. from Harvard University. She grew up between Hong Kong, Dubai, and Singapore and has enjoyed her experience of living equally in the East and West. Prior to joining IvyWise, Natasha had over 10 years of experience in the international education sector in the World Bank and in private schools.

In her spare time Natasha enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. She also comes from a golfing family, so she hopes to up her golf game and take advantage of all the beautiful courses Dubai has to offer.