Sinopse

With soaring student debt, innovative technology, and new-fashioned careerswe wanted to ask the question: does college still matter?The second season of Does College Matter? will bring you insights from role models who have navigated a variety of worlds from college and entrepreneurship to coding academies and the work place. With thought leaders such as Googles Chief Education Evangelist, Jaime Casap; the CEO of Remind, Brett Kopf; and Sarah Green-Carmichael from Harvard Business Review chiming in, we ask entrepreneurs, podcasters, educators, and students alike: did college matter for you?

Episódios

  • #29 Being Honest About Your Biases: An Interview with Teuila Hanson

    #29 Being Honest About Your Biases: An Interview with Teuila Hanson

    27/04/2016 Duração: 26min

    In our conversation with Teuila Hanson, SVP of HR, Diversity and Inclusion at the San Francisco Fed, she talks about what’s at stake in conversations about diversity and why we need to be honest about our own biases.

  • #28 Accelerate Your Career: An Interview with Kathleen Mullaney

    #28 Accelerate Your Career: An Interview with Kathleen Mullaney

    20/04/2016 Duração: 27min

    In our conversation with Kathleen Mullaney, Udacity’s VP of Careers, she talks about Udacity’s mission, her mentors, and what advice she would give to career switchers and

  • #27 Exploring Whats Possible: An Interview with Steve Davee

    #27 Exploring What's Possible: An Interview with Steve Davee

    14/04/2016 Duração: 16min

    In our interview with Steve Davee, Maker Ed's Chief Maker Educator, we talk about the power of play, what inspires people to learn, and how he thinks the modern maker movement can impact college. 

  • #26 Inside a Reporter’s Head: An Interview with Tyler Kingkade

    #26 Inside a Reporter’s Head: An Interview with Tyler Kingkade

    07/04/2016 Duração: 22min

    In our interview with Tyler Kingkade, Senior Editor and Reporter at Huffington Post College, we ask him about hot topics on campus and whether he thinks college still matters. 

  • #25 Dont Doubt Yourself: An Interview with Scholar Match Staff  Students

    #25 Don't Doubt Yourself: An Interview with Scholar Match Staff & Students

    31/03/2016 Duração: 27min

    Scholar Match is a non-profit, founded by author Dave Eggers. Designed to guide low-income students through the college application process, they continue to be a resource to students after high school, steering them through college and on toward a career. In our interview with the staff and students from Scholar Match, we talk about what problems they're trying to solve and what kind of impact Scholar Match has on their students' lives. 

  • #24 Your Passion is Right in Front of You: Talking to Riley Ennis

    #24 Your Passion is Right in Front of You: Talking to Riley Ennis

    24/03/2016 Duração: 30min

    In our conversation with the CEO of Immudicon, Riley Ennis, he talks about what life as Thiel Fellow was like, where the idea for Immudicon came from, and what advice he gives people, trying to find their passion.  

  • #23 Crickets, Lessons  Social Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Rose Wang

    #23 Crickets, Lessons & Social Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Rose Wang

    17/03/2016 Duração: 31min

    In our conversation with the CEO of Six Foods, Rose Wang, she talks about the inspiration behind Six Foods, how she learned to push past barriers, and why eating cricket chips could help improve the environment. 

  • #22 Having the Courage to Take Risks: An Interview with Adrian Rodriguez

    #22 Having the Courage to Take Risks: An Interview with Adrian Rodriguez

    10/03/2016 Duração: 22min

    In our conversation with Adrian Rodriguez, SVP of Communications & Community Engagement at the SF Fed, he talks about his experiences growing up in the small barrio town of La Puente, being a first generation college student, and how his parents have inspired him throughout his life.

  • #21 Improving the World Through Management: An Interview with Sarah Green Carmichael

    #21 Improving the World Through Management: An Interview with Sarah Green Carmichael

    03/03/2016 Duração: 26min

    In our conversation with Sarah Green Carmichael, the host of Harvard Business Review's Ideacast, we talk about changing the world through management, why she joined HBR, and how she stays innovative.

  • #20 Creative Problem Solving with Khan Academy’s Elizabeth Slavitt

    #20 Creative Problem Solving with Khan Academy’s Elizabeth Slavitt

    25/02/2016 Duração: 27min

    In our conversation with Khan Academy’s charismatic VP of Learner Strategy & Operations, Elizabeth Slavitt, we got a behind-the-scenes look at Khan Academy’s creative process and ask Elizabeth what inspired her to join the team and how she stays innovative.

  • #19 Dream Big: An Interview with Shai Reshef

    #19 Dream Big: An Interview with Shai Reshef

    18/02/2016 Duração: 25min

    University of the People is the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited online university. In our interview with UoPeople's President, Shai Reshef, we talk about the inspiration behind the online four-year college, what it takes to run the school, and what kind of advice he has for future entrepreneurs. 

  • #18 Breaking All the Rules: An Interview with Make School Co-Founder Jeremy Rossman

    #18 Breaking All the Rules: An Interview with Make School Co-Founder Jeremy Rossman

    10/02/2016 Duração: 35min

    Jeremy Rossman has co-founded a school that’s breaking all the rules. It’s exclusively focused on Computer Science and it’s called Make School - partly because you can’t get accepted if you haven’t made anything and partly because the purpose of the school is to teach students how to make things like mobile apps. Plus, there’s no traditional tuition and no student debt. We’re going to find out why the Make School is so different, learn about the problems it’s trying to solve, and discover how to run a successful school with no tuition and no student debt.

  • #17 Entrepreneurs: If Youre Not Passionate, You Will Burn Out

    #17 Entrepreneurs: If You're Not Passionate, You Will Burn Out

    03/02/2016 Duração: 19min

    The charismatic CEO of Schoology talks about how he stays innovative and what advice he would give to first-time entrepreneurs. 

  • #16 Find a Way to Figure It Out: An Interview with Brett Kopf

    #16 Find a Way to Figure It Out: An Interview with Brett Kopf

    27/01/2016 Duração: 19min

    In our interview with the CEO of Remind, Brett Kopf, we ask him about the inspiration behind Remind, his framework for starting a company from scratch, and the impact that an individual teacher has had on his whole life.

  • #15 Transforming Education with Google’s Chief Education Evangelist

    #15 Transforming Education with Google’s Chief Education Evangelist

    20/01/2016 Duração: 23min

    Google’s Chief Education Evangelist, Jaime, talks about his experience as a first generation college student, what it means to be an education evangelist, and growing up in 1970’s New York.   

  •  #14- The Value of Lifelong Learning: An Interview with SF Fed President John C. Williams

    #14- The Value of Lifelong Learning: An Interview with SF Fed President John C. Williams

    21/07/2015 Duração: 29min

    SF Fed President John C. Williams shares his views on the value of college, why education is critical for a healthy economy, the importance of lifelong learning, and what it was like to have Janet Yellen as a mentor. Show Notes: President John Williams’ Bio The Value of Lifelong Learning The View from Here: The Economic Outlook and Its Implications for Monetary Policy

  • #13- Learn Faster: An Interview with Pat Flynn

    #13- Learn Faster: An Interview with Pat Flynn

    14/07/2015 Duração: 36min

    In our conversation with Pat Flynn, host of the massively popular Smart Passive Income podcast, we talk about how he manages to continuously evolve his thinking, how he fared during the economic downturn, and what the most important thing he learned in college was. Show Notes: Pat’s Website Pat’s Blog Pat’s Film Debut

  • #12- Doing the Side Hustle: An Interview with Nick Loper

    #12- Doing the Side Hustle: An Interview with Nick Loper

    08/07/2015 Duração: 19min

    In our conversation with Nick Loper, host of the Side Hustle Show podcast, we talk to Nick about his views on the value of college, why it’s essential to keep developing opportunities for yourself, and his hypothesis that the next 100 years will be the age of mass entrepreneurship.  Show Notes: Nick’s Bio Nick’s Tedx Talk: “The Entrepreneurial Generation” The Side Hustle Show Podcast

  • #11- Feeding Your Soul: An Interview with Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson

    #11- Feeding Your Soul: An Interview with Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson

    01/07/2015 Duração: 33min

    In our conversation with the hosts of the Being Boss podcast, Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson, we talk creative entrepreneurship, doing work that feeds your soul, and how motherhood fits into it all. Show Notes:  The Being Boss Podcast Indie Shopography Braid Creative    

  • #10- Solving a Problem Other People Have: An Interview with Tony Wan

    #10- Solving a Problem Other People Have: An Interview with Tony Wan

    25/06/2015 Duração: 30min

    In our interview with the managing editor of EdSurge, Tony Wan, we talk about the impact of technology in the classroom, his previous start-up Lucky Bird Games, and how his degree in East Asian Studies has shaped the work he does today.         Show Notes:  EdSurge.com Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Profile on Tony Tony’s Articles on Fast Company  Tony on Twitter  

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