Technology for Good: Using Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence to change how we educate
with Phaedra Boinodiris, member of IBM’s Academy of Technology
Why should you attend?
Join Phaedra Boinodiris, a member of IBM's Academy of Technology, as she relays lessons learned of how we can harness technology and gaming to shift the mindset in our Education systems.
Technology, globalization, and our economy are changing so fast….offering enormous opportunity while also being very disruptive and unsettling. Blockchain, AI and other technologies allow us to tackle big problems in new ways, engaging students, enabling teachers and harnessing a new culture within schools.
Listen to her WUNC interview with Frank Stasio.
Phaedra Boinodiris is a member of IBM’s Academy of Technology where effectively she is an INTRA-preneur, kicking off internal startups that range from IBM’s first Serious Games and Advanced Simulation program to IBM’s first K-12 program- influencing curriculum in traditional and non-traditional learning spaces through entrepreneurship and social impact. She is keenly and wholeheartedly invested in Tech for Good and Ethics. Today, as a member of IBM’s Blockchain team, she is responsible for strategy and engagement. Boinodiris happily mentors startups around the world as well as business school students at her alma-mater UNC-Chapel Hill where she is an active Adam’s Coach. She is also the author of Serious Games for Business, published in 2014 by Megan-Kiffer press. Boinodiris' earlier work in serious games are being used in over 1000 schools worldwide to teach students the fundamentals of business optimization. Boinodiris was honored by Women in Games International as one of the top 100 women in the games industry. Prior to working at IBM, she was a serial entrepreneur for 14 years where she co-founded WomenGamers.Com, a popular women’s gaming portal. There she subsequently started the first scholarship for women to pursue degrees in game design and development in the US.
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