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Sunday, March 15 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Higher Education: To Get a Job or Create a Job?

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How can we create a culture of self-reliance? Should the goal of higher education be to equip students to get a job or create a job? Today, half of all US college grads are unemployed or under-employed, one third of the US workforce are freelancers, and careers rarely mean staying with the same employer. The disruption of every sector means jobs and skill sets are now in a constant state of flux. Yet, most college students believe they are going to school to graduate and "get a job." Time to rethink the purpose of higher education and focus on making students more agile.

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David Brake

Founder/CEO, LRNGO Inc
David Brake is the CEO of LRNGO,INC., a company that develops social learning utilities to accelerate the transfer of knowledge. Our first product, LRNGO.com, is a worldwide learning marketplace where people in over 200 countries meet up one-to-one to learn from each other. "Learning... Read More →

Sunday March 15, 2015 9:30am - 10:30am CDT
JW Marriott Room 407

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