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SXSW EDU 2019

Opportunity Wrangling for Equity

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. But who do teenagers know? Networks matter. Teens need networks to land internships and other learning opportunities to explore their passions, build resumes, and find future employment opportunities. But not all networks are equal, and the achievement gap continues to grow. Learn how to leverage the social capital of your school to help build equitable networks and wrangle opportunity.

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Takeaways

  1. The importance of prototyping your future through real world and professional learning experiences.
  2. What teens are capable of when empowered and supported.
  3. How leveraging social capital and networks increase equity in learning.

Speakers

  • Neva Geisler, Opportunity Wrangler, One Stone

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Neva Geisler, Opportunity Wrangler, One Stone

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