Darcel Washington is a mentor, education consultant and visionary. She is the Founder and CEO of Mentoring You and co-Founder of ScholarChics. Her commitment to help youth thrive in life, college, and the workplace is immeasurable. Darcel shares her story on this episode of Disrupt Education. Check out more about Mentoring You and ScholarChics at www.mentoringyou.net.
Entrepreneur, Coach, Mentor, Motivator, Creative, and Actor Henry Nwoko talks about his path to Los Angeles from Oak Park. He shares his Nigerian background and how he chose his path to success though formal and informal education. Check out more of Henry at www.henrynwoko.com.
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In this episode, we talk with Elliot Friedland of Lunacy Now. Elliot talks about how people can take advantage of their learning by searching out different ways to learn. Check out more at www.lunacynow.com
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T.K. Coleman is the Education Director for Discover Praxis. He talks about a different look at education and learning... a common sense one. Check out more about T.K. and Praxis at www.discoverpraxis.com
Chris "Kubby" Kubbernus is the CEO of Kubb & Co. and has experiences a global look at education. From Canada to Denmark becoming an entrepreneur has given Chris a great look at different systems. He highlights the positives and negatives of different systems and gives his personal journey.
Rene Ayala and Rawan Elshafei come from different backgrounds. That doesn’t mean they are different in the way they want to change education. This is their story of how their paths lead them to believe that disruption of education is needed.
Singer and songwriter Conner Cherland talks about his journey to write and perform music. Along the way to becoming an artist, Conner tells how teachers pushed him to work hard and how education could be different.
Sydney Claps is going into her senior year with the goal to learn as much as she can. From struggling in school to gaining a B- in a graduate-level course in New York City, Sydney’s journey is one that goes further than traditional education systems can offer.
Kevin Price leads us through his journey in education from working through being a struggling learners, to realizing he had to work harder than his peers. Now a recent college grad, Kevin shares important insights into being successful in and after high school.
As an artist, Robby Love has an innovative look at the current educational system and how he would change it. His view on education was rattled when a college professor told his class that many of them shouldn’t be in college.
Valparaiso University student athlete Emily Richardson talks about her journey being an athlete, a student and now training to become a teacher. Her stories along the way play a huge role in her learning life.
University of Wyoming student athlete Jahmari Moore shares his lens growing up and learning in three very different environments his insight on how he taught himself to interact with people not like him made him a stronger person. He also shared some insight on how he would change the educational system.
Dr. Peter James is not your typical college professor. He teaches business and entrepreneurship and is a business consultant and coach. Dr. James does not look at traditional education as the answer to an ever changing world. That curriculum is found in entrepreneurship.
Connor Boundy takes us through his path participating in the INCubatoredu course in high school and how it helped him see authentic learning in and out of college. Now he is launching TMR technology which is a bus tracking application.
Carl Lee talks about his family business, grind, becoming an entrepreneur in his educational journey. Carl explains the importance of showing what you can do in projects and creating actually have something to present to your next level of education, life, etc.
Once a thriving basketball player during her educational path, Lyneice gave it all up to learn more about herself. Now on the verge of her first book being published she talks about how she learned from her experiences to help others find that balance from within.
Nehemiah Moon is not your typical student. He explains how he pivoted many times in his educational path and how he would change education to provide more opportunities for students to explore careers before graduating.
Jams The Flavor Child has a very unique eye on life as a musician and artist. He is ready to build a place where youth can learn all aspects of music and recording. This is his path in education and life.
Ciara Doherty did education differently after she was deemed to not be a good traditional student. Her story takes you from her struggle to read to becoming an entrepreneur all while graduating high school early.
Chanel Washington talks about her trials and tribulations through a large high school and how she found her way to become a professional Doula. Oh yes and a few suggestions to change education along the way.
Being a leading real estate agent is no easy task. Learning to become one isn’t easy either. Jeff Proctor shares his educational journey to becoming one of the top agents in Chicago and the learning moments that come with it.
Tom talks about how his goals in the trades and traditional education are vastly different. Tom talks straight about how many students are being pushed into areas of post secondary education they don’t want to be in.
Since he was a middle schooler, Peter Mullin was transforming shoes into pieces of art. He now runs the very successful OPC Kicks shoe customization company. He shares his educational path on Disrupt Education.