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AAPI Professionals in Education Affinity Space

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Liberty Ballroom

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Founder & CEO
Project Recess Inc
Santi Khairassame is a creative technologist and the founder of Project Recess, an ed tech consultancy that supports schools to embrace emerging technologies through professional learning. With a background as a digital artist and co-founder of an e-portfolio app, Santi brings a unique perspective to the field. Holding a Master's degree from New York University's Learning Technology and Experience Design program and being a Google for Education Certified Innovator, Santi combines his formal training in the arts with a deep understanding of digital learning to ultimately help students succeed.
Global Head of Education Impact
Google for Education
Jennie Magiera is Google’s Global Head of Education Impact, bestselling author of Courageous Edventures, and founder of the education equity nonprofit Our Voice Alliance. A lifelong educator, Jennie taught for over a decade and has also been an instructional coach, building leader, and district administrator. She served on the TWG for the US Dept of Education’s National EdTech Plan, and has been featured on programs such as NBC’s Education Nation, C-SPAN’s Reimagining Education, TEDx, and NPR.

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Join Asian American Pacific Islander Professionals in Education in our inaugural affinity space at ISTELive. Let's create connections and meet new "edufriends" while discussing our experiences, intersectionality of identity x edu and how your AAPI identity impacts your work.

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