TeachAids Advisor Tina Seelig speaks on “Disrupting Education” in the midst of COVID-19
Long time TeachAids advisor Tina Seelig joins our CoviDB Advisory Board with insights on how to sprint towards our future and not rush back to the past. In her recent article titled Disrupting Education — Let’s not waste this crisis, she advises on ways to optimize learning amidst the pandemic. Seelig has written guidelines for educators and advocated for a thoughtful approach to redesigning education to better suit an online format.
Dr. Tina Seelig, is a Professor of the Practice in the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University and the Faculty Director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. In her 20 years at Stanford University, she has taught several popular courses on entrepreneurship and innovation in both MS&E and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school), as well as run several entrepreneurial leadership fellowship programs.
An author of many books, Seelig has explored creative problem-solving and the process of bringing ideas to fruition. In her book titled What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 (2009), Seelig wrote about TeachAids co-founder Ashwini Doshi, who had overcome obstacles on a daily basis through her creative genius. In her latest book titled Insight Out (2016), Seelig shared stories of the founding of various organizations including TeachAids, Khan Academy and Asana. Seelig is the recipient of the Olympus Innovation Award (2008), the Gordon Prize from the National Academy of Engineering (2009), and the Silicon Valley Visionary Award (2014).
Dr. Seelig’s entrepreneurial spirit and creative outlook in problem solving are extremely valuable to our mission at TeachAids. It’s been an honor to have her as an advisor since our founding more than ten years ago.