It’s not often you can say you were at an event with participants from every continent who all believed in building a community of entrepreneurship. Up Global hosted their annual Up Summit, this time in Las Vegas’s revitalized downtown community. I was invited as part of the Startup Education team, being invovled as a mentor and organizer for Startup Weekend Education in Orlando. It was a great opportunity to get
This summer six carefully chosen startups will be working together as Starter Studio’s Second Class. Starter Studio is a tech business accelerator program in Orlando, Florida that provides startups with free workspace, mentorship, and a range of events designed to help starters further develop their businesses. Events include Monday Night Founder Talks and Brown Bag Lunches, which are open to the community. The intensive program culminates in Starter Studio’s final pitch
Seeking learning opportunities outside the classroom provides an important way for students to advance their knowledge and skills. But real-life learning isn’t limited to traditional internships. In this two-part post, I’ll introduce three ways students can learn outside the classroom. 1. Startup Weekend This non-profit is in more countries than Starbucks. From Orlando to South Africa to London to Brazil, people around the globe come together for a weekend to
This year I had the opportunity to not only attend SXSWedu but to stay for SXSW Interactive with my lucky win of the .ME Rewards contest. As with any event, I tried to capture a few moments through sketching at SXSW Interactive. Follow along and share my sketch by sketch at SXSW Interactive sketches with the rest of the world.
This is the final segment to a great adventure in Austin. Did you miss Educational Adventures in Austin at #SXSWedu Day 1 and Educational Adventures in Austin at #SXSWedu Day 2? The last two days of SXSWedu wrap up pretty quickly with a few great sessions, an inspiring and comical keynotes, and networking with some amazing educator friends. Watch my video recap for all the details A few sketches along
As you start to really dive into SXSWedu on Day 2 you get immersed in the many themes of the conferences, from entrepreneurship in education to changing the way we look at big data around the country. Each and every panel, event, and experience at SXSWedu bring new opportunities to learn and connect with educational leaders from around the globe. Don’t feel like reading? Listen and watch my