Jamie Merisotis, Deborah McGriff, Caroline Howard, and More Featured Speakers Announced

SXSW EDU 2018 Featured Speakers Announced including Jamie Merisotis, Deborah McGriff, Caroline Howard,

The featured sessions scheduled for SXSW EDU 2018 explore a wealth of topics with speakers from around the globe. We are pleased to announce the final additions to this lineup delving into education fundraising, social impact investment and student networks.

Fundraising While Millennial: Strategies & Secrets

Rock star founders of successful nonprofit and private education startups, Evin Robinson (New York On Tech), Logan Cohen (Kudzoo), and Xiaohoa Michelle Ching (Literator), will be speaking with Caroline Howard (Forbes) about why they started, how to pitch and land funding and how to leverage that money into impact.

Edtech that Connects: Expanding Student Networks

Julia Freeland Fisher (Clayton Christensen Institute) will explore the power of school relationships for increasing social mobility for their students.

Future-focused Success Opportunities for All

Social impact investors Carolina Huaranca (Kapor Capital), Jamie Merisotis (Lumina Foundation), Deborah McGriff (NewSchools Venture Fund), and Luis Pinto (Learn Capital), are advancing an agenda for social and economic mobility through the convergence of forces such as ideas, tech and capital, to drive new opportunities.

Explore the full featured session schedule and make your plan to attend SXSW EDU, March 5-8, 2018.

SXSW EDU 2018 featured speakers (l-r) Logan Cohen, Luis Pinto, Deborah McGriff, Jamie Merisotis, and Xiaohoa Michelle Ching.

By Jessica Crabbe