Jennie Magiera

Global Head of Education Impact


Jennie Magiera is the Global Head of Education Impact at Google, bestselling author of Courageous Edventures, and the founder and president of the non-profit Our Voice Alliance whose mission is to elevate marginalized voices and perspectives to improve equity and empathy in education. She also serves on the board of Saga Education. Previously, she was the Chief Innovation Officer for the Des Plaines School District, the Digital Learning Coordinator for the Academy for Urban School Leadership, a Chicago Public Schools teacher and a research assistant in Carol Dweck's lab at Columbia University. A White House Champion for Change, Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Innovator and TEDx Speaker, Jennie works to improve education globally. She has served on the TWG for the US Department of Education’s National EdTech Plan, NAEP Delivery and Technology Panel, TeachAI Advisory Committee, and has been featured on programs such as NBC’s Education Nation, C-SPAN’s Reimagining Education, TEDx, and NPR. You can follow Jennie on Twitter at @MsMagiera and learn more about her work and her book at