Penn Club of the UK proudly presents – the Future of Higher Education online talk.

Date and Time
Monday, September 28, 2020
6:00pm— 8:00pm
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Featuring an all-star alumni panel, we will discuss topics such as impacts of the pandemic on universities and students around the world, opportunities and challenges of online learning, and ed-tech innovations that await us in the future. The panel discussion will be followed by Q&As from the audience.


Date: Monday, 28th September 2020

Time: 6 p.m.

Venue: Online

To register for the event, click here


Panelists include:

Jake Schwartz (W '08): Co-Founder of General Assembly, the tech education company that specialises in today’s most in-demand skills.

Jordan Pascucci: Associate Dean, Evaluation and Analysis at the University of Pennsylvania Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Her various leadership roles in education have shaped her perspective on higher education and the college admission process.

Rajesh Bhargave (WG '09): Associate Professor of Marketing at Imperial College Business School. His research is in the area of consumer behaviour.

George Gvishiani (WG '08): Former ed-tech pioneer who developed early courses for online learning platforms such as Coursera and edX. He is a researcher in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

The event will be moderated by Jeanette Sha, VP of Communications and Marketing at the Penn Club of the UK.

This is a free event sponsored by the Penn Club of the UK; we would be grateful, however, for your participation in our fundraising effort (#tenforpenn) supporting the Penn Center for Research on Coronavirus and Other Emerging Pathogens. Please use this link and enter "UKPennClub" in the Honor box:

Suggested contribution: £10

The Zoom link will be available a few days before the event time.

We look forward to seeing you!

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