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May 22, 2024
Episode #231: Live from SXSW EDU 2024 - Harnessing Education Technology for Social Impact

Live from SXSW EDU 2024 - Harnessing Education Technology for Social Impact

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About the Episode

About the Episode: 

In this episode recorded live in Austin at SXSW EDU 2024, Dustin speaks with Juanita about her efforts to bridge gaps between work, learning, technology, and the social good. She shares details about the collaboration between edX and Verizon as an example of leveraging corporate partners and education technology to address systemic issues.  

Guest Name/Title/Employer: Juanita Soranno - Vice President, Global Social Impact & Innovation at edX

About the Show: The Higher Ed Geek Podcast explores the impact of edtech on the student experience by speaking with diverse leaders from institutions, companies, and nonprofit organizations. Each week we aim to provide an engaging, fun, and relevant dose of professional development that honors the wide range of work happening all across the higher ed ecosystem. Come geek out with us! The Higher Ed Geek Podcast is hosted by Dustin Ramsdell and is a proud member of the Enrollify Podcast Network.

Connect With Our Host:
Dustin Ramsdell

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dustinramsdell/
https://twitter.com/HigherEd_Geek

About The Enrollify Podcast Network:
The Higher Ed Geek is a part of the Enrollify Podcast Network. If you like this podcast, chances are you’ll like other Enrollify shows too!  

Some of our favorites include Generation AI and  I Wanna Work There

Enrollify is made possible by Element451 —  the next-generation AI student engagement platform helping institutions create meaningful and personalized interactions with students. Learn more at element451.com

Connect with Us at the Engage Summit:
Exciting news — Dustin will be at the 2024 Engage Summit in Raleigh, NC, on June 25 and 26, and we’d love to meet you there! Sessions will focus on cutting-edge AI applications that are reshaping student outreach, enhancing staff productivity, and offering deep insights into ROI. 

Use the discount code Enrollify50 at checkout, and you can register for just $200. 

Learn more and register at engage.element451.com — we can’t wait to see you there!

People in this episode

Host

Dustin Ramsdell is a leading content creator and influencer in the Higher EdTech space, and the host of Higher Ed Geek.

Interviewee

Juanita Soranno

Juanita Soranno’s career spans over a decade of experience at the intersection of technology, finance, and social impact. As a leader in the education technology sector, she has had the privilege of driving significant initiatives that leverage technology for social good, transcending traditional educational boundaries and touching lives across the globe. Holding an MBA with a specialization in Technology & Innovation Management from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, Juanita’s journey has been marked by a commitment to sustainable growth through innovation.

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