How Technology and Innovation are Disrupting Education

2:30–7:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi


This event is being organized by Harvard Business School Alumni Angels Association India, Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs  India  and Chicago Booth alumni Club of India in association with the University of Chicago Center in India. In this event, policy makers, investors, technology companies and entrepreneurs will discuss how technology intervention and other innovations have disrupted access, quality and delivery of education worldwide. Hear from thought leaders on how entrepreneurs are creating opportunities for sustainable business models which can change the way we teach, learn and evaluate.

Detailed Agenda

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM, Registration

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM: Welcome & Introduction - Aishwarya Kachhal, HBS Alumni Angels

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Start Up Stories: “Journeys of Edtech Entrepreneurs"
(Introduced by Ajay Lavakare, Co-President, Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India)
• Sumeet Verma, Co-Founder & CEO, Kopykitab
• Gaurav Munjal, Co-founder, Unacademy
• Aditi Awasthi, Founder & CEO, Embibe
• Moderator: Mohan Lakhamraju, Vice Chairperson & CEO, Great Lakes Institute of Management

4:35 PM – 5:35 PM, Panel Discussion: “Disrupting Education: How Technology and Innovation are impacting Access, Quality, Assessments and Outcomes”
(Introduced by Paula Mariwala, President, Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India)
• Ashish Dhawan, Founder & CEO, Central Square Foundation & Co Founder, Ashoka University
• Kabir Chadha, India Country Manager, Coursera
• Pranav Kothari, VP, Large Scale Assessments, Education Initiatives
• Sandeep Bapna, India Country Manager, Khan Academy
• Luis Miranda, Member of Global Advisory Board, UChicago Booth School of Business & Chairman, Centre for Civil Society
• Moderator: Natasha Jog, NDTV

5:35 PM – 5:45 PM, Concluding Remarks: Prachi Jain Windlass, Director, Education, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation

5:45 PM – 5:50 PM, Vote of Thanks: Paula Mariwala, President, Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs India

5:50 PM – 7 PM, Networking over High Tea/Wine & Cheese