We’re thrilled to announce our next Technapex event! After hosting two sold-out events in San Francisco, we’re holding our next event in New York City to bring together the edtech community on the east coast.
Tickets are limited. To purchase tickets, click here.
Join us at the Wix Lounge (10 West 18th Street) on Monday, December 10th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. This is your chance to meet and mingle with investors, entrepreneurs, press, teachers, and forward-thinkers in the edtech scene. We’ll have drinks and appetizers followed by a panel discussion, moderated by Laura Pappano, an award-winning journalist, author and blogger.
Laura writes for The New York Times Education Life section, and The Harvard Education Letter. She is also the author of Inside School Turnarounds (2010), co-author of Playing With the Boys(2008), and author of The Connection Gap (2001). She recently wrote “The Year of the MOOC” article for the New York Times, which was featured on the cover of their Education Life section. You can find her full bio at the bottom of this blog post.
Participating panelists will include several local NY edtech entrepreneurs discussing how education is becoming more open and social. We’ll be announcing panel participants soon, so stay tuned!
Finally, we’d like to give a big thanks to our sponsor, Wix! Located steps from Union Square, the Wix Lounge is a completely free co-working and event space for creative professionals. Grab your laptop, pop into the Lounge and enjoy a productive workday, great networking opportunities, and amazing events. Active since 2010, the Wix Lounge is run by Wix.com, a free website publishing platform providing user friendly tools for building beautiful, easy-to-make desktop, mobile, and Facebook sites. The Wix Lounge provides free support to Wix.com users, giving them help and advice for making the ideal website. To learn more about the Wix Lounge, please visit www.wixlounge.com.
Moderator Bio – Laura Pappano
Laura Pappano is an award-winning journalist, author, and blogger. She is the author of Inside School Turnarounds (2010), co-author of Playing With the Boys (2008), and author of The Connection Gap (2001). Laura is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Education Life section, and The Harvard Education Letter. A former education columnist for The Boston Globe, her work has also appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe Magazine, among other print and online publications. She is writer-in-residence at the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College, and founder and editor of the FairGameNews blog. Laura serves on several non-profit boards, including the Long Wharf Theatre and New Haven Reads, and runs a journalism program for public school students in New Haven, CT.