Learning Café DES136
Making Education and Technologies Inclusive
Date Thursday, Nov 28 Time – Room Rook
This Learning Café will explore how non-traditional educational technologies and platforms can increase the reach of opportunities in many communities. It also aims to spark more collaboration and discussion around how to solve and/or create new learning opportunities that are more inclusive and able to close learning gaps. Join our conversation and provide your experience and insights to innovate and expand the reach of education in order to involve more creative minds for the world’s biggest problems.
Rosario (Rose) Robinson is an innovative thought leader, speaker and global transformation change agent in technology and diverse workforce. As a woman technologist for more than 25 years and as the Women in Tech Evangelist for AnitaB.org, she helps further the organization's mission for 50/50 women in tech by 2025 through stimulating storytelling, thoughtful dialogue and advocating for true representation in tech. Rose has worked in the Tech industry in various technical roles in Department of Defense/Intelligence community, Telecommunications, Geographic Information Systems, Cloud Computing, Infrastructure and Open Source Technologies and Programs.
Rose works with organizations to assist disenfranchised communities toward financial stability through innovative open source technology. She is involved in social impact projects for criminal justice reform, Computer Science education in minority serving institutes and #Cancer advocacy. She engages with the Industry Advisory Board she founded at Savannah State University Computer Science department helping increase awareness of Computer Science education, conference, scholarships and open source tech and community opportunities for student and faculty. And as a #BreastCancerSurvivor, Rose also advocates for healthcare access for everyone, more cancer research, integration of technology in treatment, research and care, early screening, improvements in patient care and support for caregivers.
Rose holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mathematics with concentration in Computer Science from an HBCU (a Historically Black College and University), Savannah State University and Georgia State University respectively. She enjoys traveling, cooking and has started an instagram to record her Global Brunch experience and loves a great spy novel. She resides with her husband in Washington, DC, USA and has adult daughter and son both in school pursuing careers in Tech.