Sasha Barab

Sasha Barab



Professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, where he co-founded and serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Games and Impact. An internationally recognized Learning Scientist who researches, designs, and publishes extensively on innovation for impact. Across these innovations is a sensitivity to factors such as ecosystem integration, stakeholder alignment, storied truths, enacted agency, ongoing optimization, and sustainable and scalable outcomes. His current work extends the design boundaries from the bits and bytes of the innovation to complex real-world ecosystems with the goal of helping all learners thrive in a complex, rapidly changing, digitally connected world. One recent project, ThriveCast, is based on an invite, enable, and release learning methodology and focused on cultivating growth and impact journeys so that more people can realize their potential.

Wednesday, April 1st

2:00 pm
2:40 pm
Denali, Harbor Ballroom C, Harbor Tower, 2nd Level
Live Stream
Live Stream

Difference making is the superpower of the innovation economy. Employers, impact investors, and community leaders are looking for people that can spot opportunity, build a change initiative, and deliver value. This session will highlight the KEEN network of colleges that…

Tom Vander Ark, James Rahn, Sarah Hernholm, Sasha Barab, Chad Carlson, Benjamin Colas