Anya Kamenetz

Anya KamenetzAnya Kamenetz
Friday, February 25, 9:30-11:00 am
Independent Matters

BIO: Fast Company magazine, Anya Kamenetz brings an entirely unexpected perspective on the future of knowledge, talent, and innovation. The rare speaker on generational and innovation issues facing the Millennials (also known as Generation Y, Generation Next, or The Net Gens), who actually belongs to this generation, she delivers core insights into change, innovation, technology, and talent.

Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize by theVillage Voice, her feature series later became a highly regarded book entitled Generation Debt: The New Economics of Being Young. Written when she was just 24, Generation Debt drew national media attention and passionate online debate with its argument that young people are facing unique and unprecedented economic challenges. Her new book, DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, tells the story of how technology is disrupting one of the most tradition-bound industries in the country — education. It’s an important book about talent, human capital, and how our institutions must evolve to meet the challenges of the next century.

She is a sought-after media expert regularly appearing on major news networks including CBS, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, FOX News, CNBC, and NPR. Currently, she covers the future of business, including sustainability and social entrepreneurship, as a writer forFast Company magazine.


Anya Blogs at the following sites where you can become more familiar with her writing:

Twitter: @Anya1anya


About bigenhoc

Chris Bigenho is the Director of Educational Technology at Greenhill School in Dallas, Texas. He received his PhD in educational computing from the University of North Texas and his Masters in educational technology from Pepperdine University. As an independent researcher, his research interests include emerging technologies in learning environments, the cognitive aspects of technology in learning environments with a specific focus on dual-tasking and cognitive load. He also works in the fields of games for learning, and self-regulatory practices for learning. Chris owns an educational consulting practice and is a frequent speaker and presenter on the topics of education and technology. He has spoken at schools and conferences across the United States and South America. Feel free to look through my portfolio, as it will give you a sense of my background. Portfolio: Short Story: Living Life in the Renaissance Blog:
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