Expo Mentors and Sessions

SXSWedu 2016 Expo photo by Josh Martinez

Knowledgeable mentors and compelling speakers will be featured at the 2017 Expo. Mentors will be available for attendees to meet with one-on-one or in groups to discuss any questions or experience pertaining to the mentor’s professional and academic background.

The Expo sessions are free and open to the public. The sessions will focus on a wide range of material including local education initiatives, student-led panels, and professional development for attending teachers.

For reference, here is a list of the 2016 Expo mentors:

Amber Vasquez Austin Community College, Student, Physics
Anton Ermakov The University of Texas at Austin, Student, History & Russian Studies
Brandi Whitewolf Freelance Producer, VIdeo Production Coordinator & Project Manager
Chris Cox & Grant Johnson Fat Fuse Music, Producers
Dale Stephens Uncollege, CEO
Eric Cortez Austin Police Department, Senior Police Officer & Recruiter
Farhan Manjiyani The University of Texas at Austin, Student, Economics & Computer Science
Genevieve Countryman The University of Texas at Austin, Foundation Year Program Coordinator
Kelvin Bryant Austin Police Department, Senior Police Officer
Kenneth Eke The University of Texas at Austin, Student, Computer Science & Music
Krysasia White Texas State Univesity, Student, Electronic Media & Communications
Liliana Rivera Texas State University, Communications & Anthropology
Lori Elliot Educator
Michael Wilson Austin Community College, Student, Nursing
Michelle Chae Lehman High School, Principal
Niels Paetow Concordia University, Student, Mathematics & Education
Rick Lopez La Condesa, Executive Chef
Ricqui Brager The University of Texas at Austin, Student, Architecture
Samantha Sherman PeletonU, Director of Student Recruitment
Sana Meghani Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, Retention Officer
Sierra Garcia The University of Texas at Austin, Student, Business
Thomas Hodge Texas State University, Student, Electronic Media & Communications
Victor Elizadle Spredfast, Design Manager

SXSWedu 2016 Expo photo by Josh Martinez.