Expo Mentors and Sessions

The SXSWedu Expo is proud to present compelling speakers and knowledgeable mentors available in each pavilion throughout the duration of the event.

Expo Mentor Pavilion
hosted by Workforce Solutions Capital Area

Expo visitors are invited to meet with college students and local professionals who align with their interests, education and career goals.

11:00am - 11:45am

Jazmine   Schwolert Jess   Sitler Kiana Johnson Patrick    Brown Sarah   Brashear Stan  Farnsworth

Jazmine Schwolert Concordia University, Student, Communications & Marketing
Jess Sitler The University of Texas at Austin, Senior Career Coach
Kiana Johnson The University of Texas at Austin, Student, Radio-TV-Film
Patrick Brown RTI International, Senior Web Developer
Sarah Brashear The University of Texas at Austin, Student, Sociology & Business
Stan Farnsworth NovaCentrix, Vice President of Marketing

12:00pm - 12:45pm

Anton Ermakov Fat Fuse Music Lori    Elliot Niels   Paetow Kenneth Eke Samantha Sherman

Anton Ermakov The University of Texas at Austin, Student, History & Russian Studies
Chris Cox & Grant Johnson Fat Fuse Music, Producers
Lori Elliot Educator
Niels Paetow Concordia University, Student, Mathematics & Education
Kenneth Eke The University of Texas at Austin, Student, Computer Science & Music
Samantha Sherman PeletonU, Director of Student Recruitment

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Dale Stephens Farhan Manjiyani Liliana Rivera Rick Lopez Sana Meghani

Dale Stephens Uncollege, CEO
Farhan Manjiyani The University of Texas at Austin, Student, Economics & Computer Science
Liliana Rivera Texas State University, Communications & Anthropology
Rick Lopez La Condesa, Executive Chef
Sana Meghani Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, Retention Officer

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Eric Cortez Krysasia White Michelle Chae Sierra Grad Victor Elizalde Michael Wilson

Eric Cortez Austin Police Department, Senior Police Officer & Recruiter
Krysasia White Texas State Univesity, Student, Electronic Media & Communications
Michelle Chae Lehman High School, Principal
Sierra Garcia The University of Texas at Austin, Student, Business
Victor Elizadle Spredfast, Design Manager
Michael Wilson Austin Community College, Student, Nursing

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Amber Vasquez Brandi Whitewolf Genevieve_Countryman Kelvin Bryant Ricqui Brager Thomas Hodge

Amber Vasquez Austin Community College, Student, Physics
Brandi Whitewolf Freelance Producer, VIdeo Production Coordinator & Project Manager
Genevieve Countryman The University of Texas at Austin, Foundation Year Program Coordinator
Kelvin Bryant Austin Police Department, Senior Police Officer
Ricqui Brager The University of Texas at Austin, Student, Architecture
Thomas Hodge Texas State University, Student, Electronic Media & Communications

Expo Sessions

SXSWedu Expo Sessions are free and open to the public. These sessions take place in the Austin Convention Center, on Level 1 in Room 3.

11:00am - 12:00pm

Black Lives Matter: The Impact It Has On Our Schools

12:30pm - 1:30pm

CS10K: Scaling Computer Science Teacher Training

2:00pm - 3:00pm

RAISEup Texas: Closing the Achievement Gap

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Lights, Buzzers, ButterflyBots & Girls in STEM