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FETC Keynoter Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon to Share How to Cultivate Technology Leaders for the Future

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Mathematician and technologist Imafidon will illustrate how giving opportunities to young people to make informed decisions on their own relationship with the field of technology can shift the social norm.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - eTradeWire -- The Future of Education Technology® Conference (FETC®), an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues, announced Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon, CEO of Stemettes, and Host of "Women Tech Charge" podcast, will present the STEM keynote, The Tech Landscape and Cultivating Leaders of the Future, during the 2023 in-person event being held January 23 - 26 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Her keynote session will focus on how to educate and engage with future leaders to best effect democratizing technology with a learning tribe empowered by mentors and a growth mindset.

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Dr. Imafidon will use the findings from a 6-week long study to demonstrate how given the opportunity, adolescents will make informed decisions on their relationship with technology. She will also dissect the HERstory of the technology industry and how inclusion in a tech-driven world can impact the persistent bias in data collection and algorithms that make very big decisions affecting students' lives.

Dr. Imafidon co-founded the Stemettes in 2013, an award-winning social initiative dedicated to inspiring and promoting the next generation of young women in STEM. Since its inception 9 years ago, it has exposed almost 60,000 young people to her vision for a more diverse and balanced science and tech community. She is the temporary Arithmetician on Channel 4's "Countdown," the world's longest running game show, hosts the highly popular "Women Tech Charge" podcast and is author of She's in CTRL.

"As an international thought-leader in technology innovation and a champion of diversity in STEM, Dr. Imafidon will present information that will enlighten educators and administrators about how technology is revolutionizing our lives and how to best prepare all students for the future," said Jennifer Womble, Conference Chair for the Future of Education Technology Conference.

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FETC will feature more than 400 sessions and workshops in 5 distinct tracks: Future of Ed Tech Administrator, Future of Ed Tech Coach, Future of Ed Tech Educator, Future of Ed Tech Information Technology, and Future of Ed Tech Library Media Specialist. FETC will kick off with one of the world's leading technology futurists, Daniel Burrus. Additionally, the event will include an expansive Expo Hall with sessions in themed Theaters where attendees will get to hear from those who are shaping the technology products and services that are the future of education.

Professionals can receive $150.00 off the on-site rate when they register by November 10, 2022. For more information, visit www.FETC.org.

Rennette Fortune
LRP Media Group

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