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Mad South by Southwest: WW Joins National Leaders for Education Innovation, Discussion

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WW Trustees left to right: Jessie Woolley-Wilson, Matthew Pittinsky, Deborah Quazzo, and John Katzman

It’s been nearly 30 years since South by Southwest (SXSW) launched what would become a national festival of innovation in music, film, technology, and culture. Since its 2011 inception, SXSWedu has become, as its own site says, “an event that celebrates educators as rock stars.”

SXSWEdu is now known as the place to best understand the intersection of education, technology, innovation, and leadership. From sessions to interactive workshops, learning experiences to relationship development, SXSWEdu is a hotbed of collaboration, creativity, and social change in education. It’s an ideal venue for the Woodrow Wilson Foundation’s work in identifying and preparing tomorrow’s leaders in education.

WW will be well represented at this year’s SXSWEdu Conference and Festival (March 9–13) in Austin, TX; with five leaders and staff (including four members of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation Board of Trustees presenting at this year’s event:

Monday, March 9:

Tuesday, March 10:

Wednesday, March 11:


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