Breakout Sessions

Breakout Sessions

March 1, 2024 | secon2023

Investing in Social Justice: Bettering Lives and Building a Stronger Economy

  • Julia Parker
    Chief Impact Officer, Appalachian Community Capital & Advising Director, Boston Ujima Project
  • Chris Bentley
    Founder, Decarceration Fund
  • Ellen McClain
    CEO, YearUP
  • Moderator – Abi Rajkumar
    MC/MPA Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School


Degrees of Disruption: AI’s Influence on Education and Workforce

  • Natalie Van Kleef
    Head of Current & Future Technologists for Google Cloud Learning Services
  • Mark Racine
    Chief Information Officer for Boston Public Schools
  • Santiago Garces
    Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Boston
  • Naomi Caselli
    Director, Boston University AI & Education Initiative; Assistant Professor of
    Deaf Education, Boston University
  • George Westerman
    Principal Researcher at MIT’s Office of Learning; Member of the Digital Strategy
    Roundtable for the US Library of Congress
  • Moderator – Kate Swain-Smith
    MBA Candidate, Harvard Business School

Financial Inclusion Through Fintech

  • [Virtual] Monica Brand Engel
    Co-founder and Managing Partner at Quona Capital
  • Udayan Goyal
    Managing Partner & Co-Founder of Apis Partners
  • Ajaita Shah
    Founder and CEO, Frontier Markets
  • Moderator – Constantinos Shiatas
    2024 ALI Fellow at Harvard