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Innovation Roadmap Speaker Series
December 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The final speaker in the Innovation Roadmap Series will be Michelle Ching, founder and CEO of Literator. Literator is an award-winning app that serves over 2,500 schools worldwide by helping them meet their students’ exact literacy needs. Discover the inspiration behind its creation and the challenges that Ching, a UW alum who attended public schools in the Midwest and later became a teacher in Oakland, California, faced during her entrepreneurial journey.
Ching has been recognized many times for her work in education, including being listed as a 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 in Education as well as a Forbes 30×100 “intelligencer.” She also holds a Project Literacy Fellowship position at Unreasonable, a campaign that is aiming to close the global literacy gap by 2030.
The Innovation Road Map Speaker Series is presented by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and Discovery to Product. An informal networking session will follow the presentation.