Alexandra Fallon

Alexandra Fallon

Director of Innovation

Rising Academies

Alex Fallon is the Director of Innovation for Rising Academies, a company delivering quality education in West Africa. In her role, she works across Rising’s three countries of operation to develop award-winning products that improve learning outcomes. These products include new curricula, digital tools for teacher professional development, audio lessons delivered via radio and IVR, and a chatbot tutor. Previously, Alex served as Chief Academic Officer at More Than Me overseeing a network of 18 public elementary schools in Liberia. MTM significantly improved attendance and learning outcomes under Alex’s leadership. Alex began her career as a teacher with the Peace Corps in Mozambique. She also worked as the Director of Blended Learning for FirstLine Schools in New Orleans, Louisiana. She holds a MBA from MIT Sloan.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

3:00 pm
3:40 pm

No Edges: Driving a Global Learning & Skills Revolution

Coronado E, Level 4

EdTech in Low-resource Environments: Innovation Meets Resilience