AI 4 Afrika
AI 4 Afrika
Sep 9, 2021
Education 2121: Reimagining the Future of Education
Play • 1 hr 15 min
Explore what education looks like today, and how technologies like artificial intelligence are going to shape the future of education in 10 years, 50 years, and 100 years from now.

Featured Speakers:

Dr. Phillip Eaglin: Founder of Changing Expectations, a nonprofit that provides STEM programs for K-12 teachers and students in underserved communities in Texas.

Jovan Rebolledo Mendez: Researcher, innovator, and inventor working to bring the intersection between AI with new technologies / improving AI accessibility to new fields, while applying exponential technologies in solving global grand challenges.

Dr. Jasmine L. Blanks Jones: A dynamic theater nonprofit leader, award-winning educator, and holds a dual PhD in Education and Africana Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Founder of Burning Barriers Building Bridges Youth Theater (B4YT), providing support for artists aspiring to create positive change through their performance.

Alex Tsado: Founder of Alliance of Africa’s Intelligence, ensuring African innovations get the chance to change millions of lives, and its people across the world are never again left behind during industrial revolutions.

In this episode:

00:00 — Intro
6:40 — In what ways do you foresee education being different in 20 years from now?
14:20 — How can technologies like artificial intelligence provide opportunity for growth in education?
35:25 — How is AI technology being used in education throughout the African continent?
42:05 — Why is it vital to be a lifelong learner, now more than ever?
1:02:10 — What is the most radical future of education that you see?
1:04:00 — How can we create robots that can facilitate more robust conversations across difference?
1:10:35 — How can AI assistants help fill the void of human-to-human contact left by remote learning in the time of COVID?
1:12:00 — Closing
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