There is no greater social equalizer or pathway to upward mobility than education but for so many children in our global society, a meaningful education is out of reach. Technology has always held the promise to change that but progress is seen only in isolated pockets.
On October 10, join the discussion at “Democratizing Education: The Future of Global EdTech” and learn how innovative ideas, motivated entrepreneurs, and progressive policymakers are disrupting antiquated school systems across the globe.
Tuesday, October 10
5:00 – 8:30pm
on the Campus of Columbia University
Panel and Keynote Discussion
Cocktail Reception to Follow
Yin Lu, Vice President of International at Khan Academy
EdTech Founders Panel:
Denis Mizne, Director, Fundação Lemann (Moderator)
Kago Kagichiri, CEO & Co-Founder, Eneza Education in Kenya
César Wedemann, CEO, QEdu in Brazil
Pranav Kothari, Co-Founder, Mindspark in India
Miriam Altman, CEO & Co-Founder, Kinvolved in US
Sponsored by Fundação Lemann and the Nasdaq Educational Foundation.
Hosted by the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs,
their Center for Development Economics and Policy,
and Columbia Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Design.
Find out more information about our distinguished speakers here.