Only 2% of VC funding goes to women? How can we fix this?

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At this year’s ASU GSV Summit we spoke with incredible women leading the edtech industry. In this video we hear from Ronit Avni, CEO and founder of Localized on why only 2% of VC funding is going to women and she gives her provocative solution for how we can disrupt VC funding to benefit diverse people doing great work.

Follow Ronit and all the other women we spoke to on Twitter and find out more about their work:

Elisabeth ChouNew Markets Venture Partners Ronit Avni Localized Julie Young — ASU Prep Digital Lisa Dawley — UNC…


What will it take to inspire the next Ada Lovelace?

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Whilst we are busy working on season 3 we wanted to share this conversation recorded live at BETT 2019.

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Titled ‘If She Can See It, She Can Be It’, host Anjali Ramachandran chats to Chiin-Rui Tan founder and CEO of Rho Zeta AI, and Elena Sinel Founder of Teens in AI, and asks what will it take to inspire the next Ada Lovelace or Rosalind Franklin? What do we need to do to transform fields like AI and help create a more fair future of work. …


We’re looking for a new host for our podcast about technology

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We’re looking for a new host for Nevertheless, a podcast for the less-heard voices in tech and edtech. Do you have what it takes to anchor a podcast about technology? It doesn’t matter where you are in the world — the search is global. If you’re good behind a microphone and curious about technology this paid position could be yours.

If you are not familiar with Nevertheless here are a few episodes you might want to listen to. And you may have seen our STEM role model posters.

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Why collaboration is so important in education

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At this year’s ASU GSV Summit we spoke with incredible women leading the edtech industry. In this video, we hear why collaboration with the private and public sector, entrepreneurs, innovators, and parents, in education is so important.

Follow them on Twitter and find out more about their work:

Elisabeth ChouNew Markets Venture Partners
Ronit Avni Localized
Julie YoungASU Prep Digital
Lisa DawleyUNC at Chapel Hill
Jessica Rothenberg-AalamiCell Ed
Mariana Costa-ChecaLabratoria
Debbie HolzkampVirtanza

Listen to the Nevertheless Student Takeover podcast episode — a collaboration with schools in South Africa, the U.S. and U.K.


What are the skills and competencies young people need for a digital future?

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At this year’s ASU GSV Summit we spoke with incredible women leading the edtech industry. In this video, hear their take on the the skills young people need for a digital future.

Follow them on Twitter and find out more about their work:

Elisabeth ChouNew Markets Venture Partners
Ronit Avni Localized
Julie YoungASU Prep Digital
Lisa DawleyUNC at Chapel Hill
Jessica Rothenberg-AalamiCell Ed
Mariana Costa-ChecaLabratoria

Listen to the Nevertheless podcast episode on the future of work and skills.


How young people are finding their voice in digital spaces

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At this year’s ASU GSV Summit we spoke with incredible women leading the edtech industry. In this video, hear their take on the how young people find their voice in digital spaces.

Follow them on Twitter and find out more about their work:

Elisabeth ChouNew Markets Venture Partners
Ronit Avni Localized
Julie YoungASU Prep Digital
Lisa DawleyUNC at Chapel Hill
Jessica Rothenberg-AalamiCell Ed
Mariana Costa-ChecaLabratoria

Listen to the Nevertheless podcast episode on the role of parents and teachers in guiding young people through this new age of technical complexity.


We’ve handed the podcast over to the students of schools in Virginia, Johannesburg and London. They tell their own stories about how tech impacts their lives.

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Artwork by Eden Brackenbury

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For this episode we worked closely with students from schools in Johannesburg in South Africa, Virginia in the United States, and London in the UK. The student were given a simple brief to produce a story about how technology has impacted their lives.

In the first story Hannah and Csarina abandon social media and get their news from a more ‘traditional’ method. They did something they’ve never done before. They bought a newspaper. …


By Vicki Gardner, Head of Primary Sales & Digital Account Management in UK Schools Sales, Pearson

This week’s episode of Nevertheless is a bit different. It’s a live conversation that took place at Pearson dealing with the tricky real-world issues of diversity and inclusion. It’s a good reminder that this podcast and these stories don’t take place in a vacuum. These are people who are still growing, learning and reflecting on what it means to create a fairer and better place to work.

Along with this live conversation, we wanted to share the story of one of those people, Vicki Gardner. Vicki joined Pearson in 2015. She now heads the company’s Primary Schools Sales Team providing…


Tracy Chou, Jyoti Chopra, and Anjali Ramachandran discuss frameworks, metrics and intersectionality, and ask the hard questions about diversity and inclusion

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Artwork by Darren Garrett

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In this episode of Nevertheless, we look at why diversity and inclusion in tech is more important now than ever before. The podcast was recorded at a live event held in London in November 2018, and was a collaboration between Ada’s List and Nevertheless.

The event was hosted by Anjali Ramachandran, co-founder of Ada’s List, a global community of those who identify as women in tech.

Anjali is joined by Tracy Chou and Jyoti Chopra. Tracy is a Software Engineer who has worked at Quora and Pinterest and…


By Sara Perkins, Senior Manager, Digital & Social Media at Pearson

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Those of us parenting in a digital world, frankly, don’t know what we’re doing. Warnings about the negative impact of screen time and social media abound. We are told that the internet is a breeding ground for cyberbullies and predators, a facilitator of social isolation and mental health challenges, and a mad scientist that is rewiring our kids’ brains so they can’t concentrate while also exposing them to an unmitigated cesspit of bad language and porn. …

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