"Tech Talks" Positive Disruptors: Leaders of Technology Companies Talk About How They are Changing the Way Youth Learn and Earn

Spotlight: 
Technology
Session Description: 

This is a unique opportunity to hear the Founders of Samasource, ALISON, bKash, and Ideame speak about how their platforms create new and innovative ways for young people to learn skills, source money for their businesses, and connect with collaborators around the globe. Hear how these pioneering tech companies are breaking the mold of existing industries and creating new ones. If you want to understand the hype around MOOCs, Crowdsourcing, mobile money, and Impact Sourcing and how to connect your work to these technologies, be sure to grab a front row seat.

Presenters:
Leila Janah, CEO and Founder, Samasource (USA)
Topic: Impact Sourcing

Kamal Quadir, CEO, Bkash; Founder, CellBazaar (Bangladesh)
Topic: Electronic marketplaces mobile financial services

Mike Feerick, CEO and Founder, ALISON (Ireland)
Topic: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Luis Ortiz, CEO, Idea.me (Mexico)
Topic: CrowdSourcing for Youth Economic Opportunity

Speakers: 
Mike Feerick
ALISON (Ireland)
Leila Janah
Samasource (United States)
Kamal Quadir
CellBazaar (Bangladesh)
Luis Ortiz Gross
Ideame (Mexico)