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The (unsurprising?) changes coming to the education industry

About This Webinar

As colleges and universities continue to struggle with pandemic-era challenges, a new reality is slowly dawning: This is no short-term crisis. Schools are trying to figure out how to teach and house students safely, how to provide faculty and staff places to work, and how not to go broke. COVID-19 has accelerated long coming changes to traditional educational models. This panel will discuss the short and long-term obstacles the pandemic has unearthed and solutions that could shape the future of higher-education.

To view the full schedule and FAQs for the best viewing experience, visit wework.com/summit. Note: All sessions will be aired Eastern Daylight Time (GMT-4) and hosted in English with subtitles available in Spanish and Portuguese.

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Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
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Executive in Residence University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Elizabeth A. Hardin is Executive in Residence at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, advising on best practices in higher education finance and administration. Prior to joining UNCG, she was vice chancellor for business affairs at UNC Charlotte (2006-2021) where she was recognized by the Charlotte Business Journal as the CFO of the Year for large public institutions.
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Assistant Vice Chancellor for Digital Innovation and Enterprise Learning, Northeastern University
Dr. Kemi Jona is the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Digital Innovation and Enterprise Learning at Northeastern University. His portfolio includes the design of digital experiential learning platforms and the formation of strategic enterprise partnerships for talent development to enable seamless, lifelong learning pathways for all learners. Dr. Jona has worked at the forefront of the learning sciences and learning technologies fields for over 20 years.
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SVP, Enrollment Management & Strategic Partnerships The New School
Carol Kim serves as the senior vice provost for Enrollment Management & Strategic Partnerships at The New School. In this position, Carol is charged with leading the strategic direction of the University's global growth and establishing partnerships as well as leading the enrollment efforts of the university. She brings to her work more than 20 years of progressive achievement in growing enrollments and in creating external partnerships for international organizations and higher education.
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Senior Director, Content WeWork
Farra Kober is an Emmy Award-winning content strategist and producer. At WeWork, she serves as the Senior Director of Content, responsible for the creative strategy and operations behind the company's editorial content, inclusive of the Ideas website, WeWork's proprietary research studies, and educational webinars. Prior to joining WeWork Farra was the VP of Content at theSkimm, a 7+ Million subscriber strong media organization targeted at millennial women, and previously held a 10 year tenure at MSNBC, concluding her time there as Director of Digital for the cable network. Farra is a proud alumna of Brown University and now serves on the university's Communications Advisory Council.
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Founder and President, The Institute for Innovation in Large Organizations
Peter Temes is founder and president of The Institute for Innovation in Large Organizations. He has been the president of the Antioch New England Graduate School, dean and campus chief executive at Northeastern University, and a faculty member at Harvard University. He is the author of several books and has written about education for The New York Times, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and Education Week.
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WeWork Global webinar platform hosts The (unsurprising?) changes coming to the education industry
WeWork was founded in 2010 with the vision to create environments where people and companies come together and do their best work. Since opening our first location in New York City, we’ve grown into a global flexible space provider committed to delivering technology-driven flexible solutions, inspiring spaces, and unmatched community experiences. Today, we’re constantly reimagining how the workplace can help everyone, from freelancers to Fortune 500s, be more motivated, productive, and connected.