Mr. Carlos Slim participated in the first Global Education and Technology Forum at Twitter's San Francisco offices.
January 31, 2013. San Francisco, CA
The Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Ed), Emerson Collective and Twitter joined forces to convene the first Global Education and Technology Forum at Twitter's San Francisco offices. The event was hosted by Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for GlobalEducation and former British Prime Minister, Laurene Powell Jobs,GBC-Ed Advisory Board member and Emerson Collective Chair, and DickCostolo, CEO of Twitter. More than100 technology and education executives gathered to discuss the importance of providing quality education for youth around the world and ways to use technology to get all children in school and learning.
The town hall generated thousands of tweets from a diverse audience, including tech start-ups and on-the-ground education providers.
The event included high-level panel discussions focused on various aspects of the challenge of using technology to improve global learning.