NY EdTech Week brings the art and style of New York to education technology. From TED Talk-style presentations, to performances by Ugandan drum circles and Broadway singers, to Shark Tank format pitches, NY EdTech Week consistently facilitates some of the most impactful and memorable ed-tech experiences of the year. I will be holding office hours.
In this conversation with Carlo, Shana gives a very personal, visceral and searingly honest insight into her life, her love of travel and cultural exploration and how she switched her professional focus from personal goals to supporting emergent businesses seeking to effect socially progressive and positive change in the world. To listen to the podcast, click here.
“The more a designer understands how the business works, the more valuable they will be to employers. Designers who understand a company’s value proposition and mission can help them thrive and grow. They just need to learn the language that someone who is running a company actually speaks. When they can articulate exactly what they bring to the table, executives will realize that they didn’t just hire a designer — they also hired a strategist!”
— Shana Dressler, Executive Director of 30 Weeks