March 02, 2015 07:00 ET Co-Founder to Speak at SXSWedu

Lynda Weinman Joins Women Disrupters Panel at SXSW 2015

CARPINTERIA, CA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 2, 2015) -

Back by popular demand, Women: Disruptors of Education 2.0 is a panel of four women leaders -- a journalist, teacher, VC and filmmaker -- here to add their perspectives to the simmering dialogue around gender and leadership in education. Long before there was "EdTech," each of these dynamic women made their own impact on the world of education -- all with eyes set firmly on the future of learning.

March 9, 2015 at 1:30-2:30 PM CST

Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon Room K
500 East 4th Street
Austin, Texas

Lynda Weinman, co-founder and executive chair
Betsy Corcoran, EdSurge founder and CEO
Deborah Quazzo, GSV Advisors founder and managing partner
Vicki Abeles, "Race To Nowhere" filmmaker, speaker and advocate for education

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Lynda, Betsy, Deborah and Vicki are challenging education to evolve at the speed of technology and push for a better future. They have revolutionized online learning, helped set the global agenda on education and technology, and advised some of the most promising young education startups. In this dynamic and inspiring panel, they will discuss what leadership in learning looks like, reveal lessons learned along the way and provide insight into the changing landscape of learning. Attendees can find out more by visiting the SXSWedu registration page and can participate in the discussion by using the session hashtag: #EduWomen.

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