Kiran has extensive experience in higher education teaching and instructional design in Manila and in the United States. Kiran was formerly an assistant professor in instructional design, instructional media, and e-learning development. She is currently a doctoral student in Educational Leadership at UNC Charlotte. She earned her Masters in Computer Applications with a focus in Instructional Systems Technology (IST) and her B.S. in Computer Science with specialization in Instructional Systems Technology (IST) from De La Salle University - Manila. She is active in numerous professional organizations such as the Association for Education Communication Technology (AECT) and the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI). Kiran works closely with faculty developing blended and online courses for distance education.