Dr. Rex Bacarra has two PhDs under his belt. Graduated with a Ph.D. Degree in Management Research with concentration on Organizational Development and Human Resource Management at King’s College London U.K. and another Ph.D. in Philosophy at De La Salle University, Manila. He is also McGraw-Hill Education’s Digital Faculty Consultant for Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
He is a Noble Hero Awardee, the highest award given to an overseas Filipino by the UAE’s Philippine Consulate for excellence in the field and for his service to the community; Khaleej Times profiled his story in an article entitled, “Dr. Rex Bacarra: An Extraordinary Inspirer for Students”; chosen as one of the 100 Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf by Illustrado Magazine for 5 years in a row; interviewed by Abu Dhabi TV (ADTV) for excellence in the field; awarded as the “Outstanding Teacher of the Year” by The United Federation of the Filipino-American Educators in New York, USA, August 2020; awarded with INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR-EDUCATION during the XAGA Awards by Xpedition Magazine, 2019; awarded with EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR by The Filipino Times, 2019; Philippine’s largest television network, ABS-CBN TFC, featured a story about his transformative influence on the students and was shown on TV in the Global News program; Gulf News cited him as one the favorite and memorable teachers based on the interview conducted to former students.
He is a speaker. He was recently received an invitation by the United Nations and Heartfulness Organization as a speaker during the International Day of Peace, Dubai, UAE. He was also invited to give a leadership talk to the Joint Aviation Command of the UAE military in Abu Dhabi, and as a jury in the Global Pitch Competition consisting of several countries upon the invitation of the UAE’s Ministry of Economy.