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Wednesday, May 24 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Why Detroit Needs an Edtech Ecosystem

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Today’s Millennials are masters of their digital worlds. They move seamlessly between conversations on various platforms, and they demand engaging digital applications that contain stimulating content. However, Metro Detroit’s emergence as an environment for digital innovation in the Edtech arena is disadvantaged. Our young people deserve the same level of support that students are receiving in other metropolitan centers such as New Orleans, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco. Metro Detroit must cast off its present status of a digital “fly over” region and have the same impact on digital innovation that Motown had on the music industry. 

Come hear and be inspired by 3 of Metro Detroit’s emerging Edtech pioneers as they recount their journey of how they are using digital innovation to help Metro Detroit’s youth step into the future and realize their greatness and full potential.


Speakers
avatar for Terrance Campbell

Terrance Campbell

Deputy Director, YOUR Center
Terrance R. Campbell, a 30-year published Informatics and Information Systems Security Practitioner-Scholar, started using digital mediums as tools transforming their neighborhoods into healthier and safer places to live, work, and play in 1984 with an Atari 800 XL. Fast forward... Read More →
avatar for Julia Winter

Julia Winter

CEO, Alchemie Solutions, Inc
A 20-year chemistry teacher at Detroit Country Day School, transformed a white-board game into a mobile app to help her students grasp a tough concept. Fast forward, and Winter is now the CEO of a startup poised to change the way students learn, starting with chemistry. She has r... Read More →


Wednesday May 24, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
#ChaseBasecamp - 6B | Masonic Temple 500 Temple Street, Detroit, MI 48201