Thanks to everyone who attended, and a special thanks to you, Anya Kamenetz, for sharing your time and expertise with us!

October 4, 2011 Talk by author Anya Kamenetz

DIY-U: The Transformation of Education

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DIY U: The Transformation of Education

Even as our public university system faces unprecedented challenges, the possibilities for the way people connect, share information, and create knowledge together have never been greater. Anya Kamenetz will share her thoughts on the trends facing higher education, a range of likely responses, and the role of other public knowledge institutions in shaping the future of learning.

When: Tuesday, October 4th, 1:30 – 3:00PM
Where: Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Ave., NW in Washington, D.C. 20560


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About Anya Kamenetz

Anya is a senior writer at Fast Company Magazine, where she writes the column Life in Beta about change, and the author of several books.
  • Generation Debt (Riverhead, 2006), dealt with generational economics and politics
  • DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, (Chelsea Green, 2010) is about the future of higher education.
  • Her latest ebook, The Edupunks' Guide, (2011) is the first-ever sponsored by the Gates Foundation
  • Anya was named a 2010 Game Changer in Education by the Huffington Post, received 2009 and 2010 National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association, and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing by the Village Voice in 2005. She speaks around the country and often gives commentary on NPR and other news networks.

(This talk is part of the CTO speakers series.)

Thanks & I hope to see you there!
- edsonm edsonm