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Leadership Program on Teaching Through Research : a quick summary after the event that brought together 23 participants from 12 different countries mid-April 2015 in Paris.
Fabienne Cazalis,  Cognitive Sciences Phd (EHESS),is specialised in brain imagery applied to neuropsychology (Université Paris 6, EHESS, hôpital Raymond Poincaré, Université de Californie Los Angeles). After teaching clinical neurosciences cliniques for several years (Ross University School of Medicine, New Jersey, Commonwealth of Dominica), she know works on autism at the Institut Jean Nicod (CNRS – Institut d’Etude de la Cognition,
Dr. Stuart Firestein is the Chair of Columbia University’s Department of Biological Sciences where his colleagues and he study the vertebrate olfactory system. Dedicated to promoting the accessibility of science to a public audience Firestein serves as an advisor for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s program for the Public Understanding of Science. Stuart Firestein –
Ranajeet Shanbhag is working as Deputy-director at Vigyan ashram works in the field of rural development through intervention of appropriate technologies with its unique skill training approach based on “Learning While Doing” philosophy of education. Identifying gaps in rural area and providing possible technology solution to the specified gap is part of his work. He
The Leadership Program, held at CRI between 13th-16th April, became the scenario to meet participants from all continents and different backgrounds from biology, chemistry, medicine and mathematics to social sciences and social innovation, all reunited around a common interest: Innovation in Education. During the first day, the exchanges started giving the opportunity to the participants
Mitch Altman is a San Francisco-based hacker and inventor, best known for inventing TV-B-Gone remote controls, he was also co-founder of 3ware (a SillyValley RAID controller company), did pioneering work in Virtual Reality at VPL Research and created the Brain Machine, one of MAKE Magazine’s most popular DIY projects. He has written for 2600, and
Muriel Epstein is a maths teacher, she has a PhD in sociology about drop out teenagers. She teaches statistics at Nanterre University. She cofounded Transapi, a project that aims at imagining new ways of teaching and empowering drop out kids so that they help each other learning. She has also been a consultant in public policy
Léa is a “thinkepreneur” who aims at developing innovative solutions to the achievement gap through education and technology, in the business and policy sectors. She also launched the School of Philanthropy, an innovative service learning program for children in France. She launched Cartes Blanches, which aims at addressing the achievement gap through innovative digital solutions.
Kate Cummings is currently the Director of Talent & Innovation for Last Mile Health, a non-profit organization that works in remote communities cut off from basic life-saving health services. Last Mile Health trains community members to be health practitioners for their villages and connects them with rural health clinics to offer every person access to the
James lives and works at the crossroads of the co-working and maker movement. He founded The School Factory, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the business, education, and creative communities together to transform public learning. James engaged Milwaukee in creating Bucketworks, it offers people and communities both a physical space and the tools to test-drive their