Columbus

June 29th, 2024

AndHealth

Events / GiveBackLabs: Education Tech

Overview

Join us this June for another GiveBackLabs designed to explore the intersection of technology and education.

We’re bringing together passionate and aspiring innovators to team up, learn from our experts, and practice design skills. You’ll leave with the tools you need to keep exploring ideas on your own, alongside an incredible community.

Plus, enjoy a catered lunch provided by AndHealth.

Who is this for?

Anyone interested in learning more about how technology can fuel advances to education. If you get excited about ideating, building, designing, and collaborating, this is for you – regardless of your current career.

What will we do?

Dive into brainstorming, prototyping, and validating ideas that can make a real difference on the health outcomes of individuals. Four experts will present topics that they have been working closely on. You choose one area to focus on for the day – and we will take care of the rest!

Why Attend?

Investing in the community is more important than ever. Innovation can help us create a more equitable future. By attending GiveBackLabs, attendees will gain valuable insights into the world of this topic and learn skills that they can apply to their own ideas.


Mentors

Shannan Palma

CEO at ITI Assistive Technologies Inc.

James Browder

Experiential Learning Specialist/Developer of Human Potential, Granville Exempted Village School District

Kathleen Rains

Business Analyst Lead, OSU

Keisha Hunley-Jenkins

Executive Director, The Boys + Young Men of Color Collective

Julia Handelman

Co-Executive Director, Wellity Education


Event Sponsors


Facilitators

Adam is a co-founder of Wild Tiger Tees, a budding social enterprise work program for youth experiencing homelessness. (Which started as a GiveBackHack project in 2018!) He is passionate about inspiring others to get involved, and hosts the People Helping People Podcast to inspire greater social change in the world. By day, he utilizes his technology background as the CTO for Asset Strategy Group, where ... Read More »

Emily is a Design Thinking practitioner by day and a Social Innovation enthusiast by night. She spends her time building the social impact launchpad at GiveBackHack, coaching social entrepreneurs, and empowering communities through Design Thinking facilitation. She is passionate about leveraging systems thinking to build sustainable social solutions, creating true social impact in our communities. Previously ... Read More »


Organizers

Adam is a co-founder of Wild Tiger Tees, a budding social enterprise work program for youth experiencing homelessness. (Which started as a GiveBackHack project in 2018!) He is passionate about inspiring others to get involved, and hosts the People Helping People Podcast to inspire greater social change in the world. By day, he utilizes his technology background as the CTO for Asset Strategy Group, where ... Read More »

Emily is a Design Thinking practitioner by day and a Social Innovation enthusiast by night. She spends her time building the social impact launchpad at GiveBackHack, coaching social entrepreneurs, and empowering communities through Design Thinking facilitation. She is passionate about leveraging systems thinking to build sustainable social solutions, creating true social impact in our communities. Previously ... Read More »

Clayton is a versatile professional with a background spanning hospitality, tech, real estate, and finance. His career journey began in hospitality, where he honed his customer-centric approach, and he transitioned into the tech startup ecosystem, igniting his passion for innovation and entrepreneurship. In real estate and finance, Clayton excelled in strategic thinking and risk management. However, ... Read More »

Lydia is the senior graphic designer at AndHealth and has over 10 years of experience working with nonprofits, social enterprises, and startups. She is on the boards for the Columbus Center for Architecture and Design (CFAD) and Columbus Society of Communicating Arts (CSCA).

Grant loves applying his skills to create a positive impact in the Columbus community. He is inspired by the ideas brought forth at GiveBackHack, and hopes he can help bring them to fruition!  In his spare time, he enjoys music, watches sports (especially Ohio State football), goes bike riding, and plays soccer.

I am a Help Desk Assistant at Ohio Dominican University, where I provide prompt and courteous technical support to end-users, troubleshoot and diagnose complex technical problems, and collaborate with the IT team to identify and implement process improvements. I am also an Orientation Leader at ODU, where I facilitate orientation programs and activities to welcome and assist incoming students in their ... Read More »

Jack Demos is a dedicated professional with a rich and varied background, driven by a profound commitment to effecting positive change. Graduating with honors (Magna cum laude) from The Ohio State University, he earned a B.S. in Political Science and Government, which served as a strong foundation for his multifaceted journey. His leadership acumen is exemplified through his role as President of the ... Read More »

Max is a Software Engineer living in Columbus. He is thrilled by watching people drive to make great ideas a reality, especially when they are focused around compassion and community. He loves the outdoors and music.

Hey, I'm Owen. I like to work on projects that help people relate to the world in new ways. I am the founder of TeachTo, where I recruited and led team using neuroscience research to help teachers improve intervention documentation. Wrote and presented pitch to secure $10K in prizes. Validated no-tech prototype with 30+ educators leading to 21 LOIs; used this data to report to funders. I also ... Read More »