Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Information Technology Management, Policies, and Practices at NAS

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Information Technology Management, Policies, and Practices at NAS

Press Release
From: House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Posted: Friday, September 18, 2020

Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), submitted the following opening statement for the record.

Good morning Chairwoman Horn, Ranking Member Babin, and Members of the Subcommittee. To our witnesses, welcome and thank you for being here.

As we ushered in 2020 and a new decade, none of us could have predicted that we’d be here today, six months into a new way of living and working in order to protect our own and others’ health from COVID-19. 

Thanks to the internet, information technology, and communication services, many Americans can continue to interact with family and friends—albeit virtually—and work remotely. That includes NASA’s workforce. 

To its credit, NASA is accomplishing a lot in this virtual, telework environment, though some

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Alejtin Berisha is a serial entrepreneur from Kosovo who is changing the educational landscape around the globe, both in-person and throughout the distance learning ecosystem. Berisha is the Founder of Finnish Schools International and Finnish Schools International Online. 

These programs are an innovative international network of schools built upon one of the most admired education practices in the world: The Finnish Education System. 

Working with some of the best teachers, and adding in some technology, Berisha brought his Finnish-based curriculum from the brick and mortar setting to an online distance learning school. 

His latest goal with this project is to reach an international audience to provide youth with the most creative, personalized, and real-life world education. 


Through his Finnish based curriculum, students will be able to develop seven transversal competencies of the

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In quest of the answers, he travelled through global education hubs while completing his education across Europe, Australia, Asia, and learnt about their education practices so as to imbibe best of these to Ramagya Group. As he became Ramagya’s leadership face and took on the responsibility with wider vision and clear targets, Ramagya School collaborated with the University of California and Cambridge University, paving the way to international exposure for students in more than 150 countries, thereby contributing in progressive vision combined with critical thinking and learning. The revamped and global curriculum also fosters a global outlook in students and motivates them to take up experiential learning.

The untiring zeal, enthusiasm, and the remarkable tact with which Utkarsh Gupta motivates his team has successfully resulted into positioning Ramagya Group as one of the fastest growing brands in the education sector. His strenuous efforts earned Ramagya ‘Great Place to Study (GPTS)’

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