Edtech: From Poverty to Powering Global Economies

Mar 8, 2018

11:00am – 12:00pm CT

Recording: Edtech: From Poverty to Powering Global Economies, Mar 8, 2018

Globalization has created a multitude of new jobs, but millions still lack the training resources needed to escape poverty and enter the workforce. Panelists will cover how innovative edtech solutions in underserved urban, rural, and refugee communities can help eradicate poverty and power global economies. This includes creating tech solutions designed exclusively for schools, scalable models that support digital inclusion, and insights to help governments create effective development programs.

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Michael Golden

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

Shirley Malcom

The American Association for the Advancement of Science

Rebecca Winthrop

The Center for Universal Education at Brookings