HAEd Perspectives Podcast

The HAEd Perspectives Podcast features Harvard alumni working in the field of education who have interesting perspectives, experiences, and knowledge for the benefit of the Harvard alumni community and the general public.

 
 

CHILDREN THE FRINGES: A CONVERSATION WITH TWO RABBITS ABOUT EDUCATION IN CAMEROON AND MYANMAR

How can you ensure that children who are excluded from school due to war, ethnic violence, distance, or poverty still receive high quality, relevant education? In this episode, the four HGSE students behind Two Rabbits share with us how their new low cost, mp3-based program is helping children in Cameroon and Myanmar to learn. Learn more at chasingtworabbits.org.

Interviewer: Nell O'Donnell, Vice President

Release Date: December 21, 2016

 

EDUCATION EQUITY FOR ALL IN KOREA: A CONVERSATION WITH DOYEON KIM

What does it take to grow an education social enterprise in South Korea? In this episode, Doyeon Kim, Co-Founder of the Korean education social enterprise, JUMP, talks about the organization's history and milestones--from humble beginnings in May 2011 to becoming a Top 10 Finalist of the 2016 Google Impact Challenge in Korea. 

Interviewer: Rufina Park, Director of International Engagement

Release Date: November 17, 2016

 

MOVING FROM IDEAS TO REALITY: BREAKING BARRIERS TO SOLVE A PROBLEM WITH SWATI SAHNI

A conversation with Swati Sahni about her experiences creating her recent start-up in India, Curozo. this episode touches on important questions on breaking barriers and Swati's personal experiences in the Indian EdTech space.

Interviewer: Matthew Williams, Director of Membership and Data of HAEd

Release Date: November 10, 2016

 

Bringing Design Thinking to Philippine Schools: Stories from Habi Education with Gerson Abesamis

How can we leverage design thinking to enhance education quality in resource-starved, developing communities such as those in the Philippines? In this episode, Habi Education Lab Founder Gerson Abesamis talks about how the start-up uses small design thinking workshops and collaborative lesson prototyping in a professional development program for teachers, resulting in innovative learning experiences in classrooms across the Philippines.

Interviewer: Michi Ferreol, Director of Marketing and Communications of HAEd

Release Date: October 30, 2016

 

BEYOND START-UP: THE STORY OF AIDCHILD FOUNDER AND CEO DR. NATHANIEL DUNIGAN

How can we move beyond focusing on the early-stages of entrepreneurship to discussions about building sustainable ventures? In this episode, Dr. Nathaniel Dunigan, who is also HAEd’s Co-President of the Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter, talks about the importance of the space beyond start-up and his work in founding and leading AidChild, which was the first organization in Uganda to provide free anti-retroviral therapy for children living with HIV.

Interviewer: Rufina Park, Director of International Engagement of HAEd

Release Date: October 22, 2016