meetup

Where are we today and what's next: A panel discussion featuring women in edtech

San Francisco, CA - Mar 29 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Price: Free


Agenda:

6:00 - 6:30: Arrive and grab snacks and a drink

6:30 - 7:30: Panel discussion

7:30 - 8:00: Refill your plate/glass and mingle

Our Moderator:

Mary Jo Madda (@MJMadda) is Manager of Audience Development and Senior Editor at EdSurge, as well as a former STEM middle school teacher and administrator. In 2016, Mary Jo was named to the Forbes "30 Under 30" list in education.

Our Panelists:

Meg Evans works on special projects at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, helping to accelerate strategic priorities into action. She has a particular focus on CZI’s investments in helping build a marketplace where what works wins. Previously she worked with the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and as the Manager of Social Innovation at Udemy.

Prachie Banthia is the PM for GSuite for Education (formerly Google Apps for Education), and was previously the PM for Inbox by Gmail. She is passionate about fostering entrepreneurship and small business growth, bringing women into technologycareers, and connecting the next five billion Internet users.

Emily Glassberg Sands leads a team of data scientists at Coursera, an online education company that offers open online courses with a mission to transform lives through access to high-quality education. Her team produces data-driven insights and products to drive platform growth, content discovery, and the learning experience.

Jen Liu is a Software Engineer at Quizlet, a platform that offers free, simple tools that help students practice and master whatever they're learning. As a full-stack web engineer, Jen has worked on building a gamified study mode, running growth A/B tests, and improving search results. Prior to Quizlet, she did undergrad at MIT where she developed educational games and tools for research.

Location:

Quizlet HQ

501 2nd Street #500

San Francisco, CA 94107

Where are we today and what's next: A panel discussion featuring women in edtech

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