EdTechWomen SXSWedu Lightning Talk Series- At the Helm shows full details on the EdTechWomen Blog.
The experiences of women working in EdTech are stories of community, inclusivity, visibility and impact. They are stories that are transforming the industry as we know it.
This year at SXSWedu, EdTechWomen has the honor of showcasing the stories of twelve exemplary women who are making the EdTech Ecosystem grow, change, and accelerate its impact on learners everywhere.
Each speaker will give a five minute Lightning Talk to share their story. Speakers are listed below with the title of their Lightning Talk and a brief biography. The session will be moderated by Margaret Roth, Chief Operating Officer of An Estuary and EdTechWomen Co-Founder. Please join us Monday, March 3 at 3:30PM – 5:30PM in the Hilton Austin Downtown Salon E.
Erica Gruen :: Is That The Sound of Glass Shattering?
Alina Vandenberghe :: The Future of Technology for the Pinch and Swipe Generation
Luz Rivas :: A Holistic Approach to Developing Women and Girls’ Interest and Experience with Technology
Gina Sipley :: Teachers Who Code: Igniting a New Era of Product Development
Gina Sipley has been recognized as a Teacher of the Future by the National Association of Independent Schools and an Emerging Leader by the National Council of Teachers of English Conference on English Leadership for her commitments to technology, social justice, and sustainability.
Amy Burvall :: #DaretoShare
A Humanities teacher for 20 years in several of Oahu’s private schools, Amy is a leader in educational technology professional development programs. She is currently teaching Theory of Knowledge at Le Jardin Academy International Baccalaureate World School.
Joan E. Hughes, Ph.D. :: How Mentorship Puts the ‘Ed’ in EdTech
Robin Stevens Payes :: Transmedia Storytelling: Learning through Narrative Engagement
Robin Stevens Payes, author and creator of the young adult time travel adventure Out of Time, writes often about health, research, science, and psychology for the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) award-winning Sara Bellum Blog and other NIDA and NIH publications on the neuroscience of addiction. She was founding editor-in-chief of LearnNow, the Web portal introducing parents and educators to the science of learning. She most recently wrote about empathy for the neuroscience research Dana Foundation Web site and for the Dana blog about teen learning about drug abuse via social media based on a case study about the Sara Bellum Blog published in February, 2013, in The Journal of Social Marketing.
Aoife Dempsey :: Customer Centric Product Development – An Approach for Building Successful Product in a Changing Market
Aoife has spent her whole career at the intersection of technology and education, having worked in Professional, Higher Education and K-12. As the Chief Operating Officer of Triumph Learning, she is responsible for determining the digital strategy and developing new product.
Jodi Lis :: To Reinvent Yourself, You Have to Trust Yourself
Jodi works in the international development sector integrating, supporting and developing ways technology can transform and enhance in teaching and learning in places that are not always connected, don’t have electricity 24/7 and are at varying stages of accessing technology. She is currently ICT for Development (ICT4D) Advisor at Jhpiego. She has provided technical leadership to educational technology interventions in Africa including Kenya, Liberia and Zambia.
Jennifer Argüello :: Let the Flappy Bird Actually Fly