First-Generation Faculty Sponsor Information

 

All educators registered for the GlobalMindED conference are encouraged to sponsor and accompany two first-generation students. Conference fees for these students will be waived. When first-generation students and educators attend our conference together, both benefit by: Creating lasting mentor and mentee relationships Establishing a sense of community within academia Partnering and establishing Global MindED communities on campus Promoting an interest and curiosity for learning Collaborating on best practices Building a diverse talent pipeline
"A brilliant array of dynamic people who care deeply about issues of equality, access for students, and access for adults who need a hand up, not a hand out." -Lynn Quitman Troyka, Professor, City University of New York “I would highly recommend anyone who cares about the future of education to attend this conference.” -Tori Brasher, Assistant Principal, Cabarrus County Schools
“What a wonderful few days of inspiration and deep conversations. I most enjoyed getting a chance to meet people who were there with a common passion to help students. I am so thrilled I was able to take part in the inaugural event.” -Robin Goldberg, Chief Experience Officer, Minerva
"The nexus of business, technology, education, and humanity creates conversations that change the world." -DeLaina Tonks, Director, Mountain Heights Academy
“GlobalMindED is where educators, employees, and policymakers who care about the future meet to generate the ideas that will drive that future.” -Sarah Kravits, Professor, Montclair State University