Lisa Dawley

Lisa Dawley

Executive Director, Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education

University of San Diego

With over 30 years of experience in educational technology and innovation, Dr. Lisa Dawley provides leadership in the award-winning research, design and entrepreneurship of innovative learning technologies and organizations.Dr. Dawley is Executive Director of the Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education at the University of San Diego and co-inventor of Pactful, a UN-supported curriculum and app to support social good innovation access with teens. Formerly, she served as a professor of Educational Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship at UNC Chapel Hill School of Education, where founded ImagineLab, a UNC initiative to support teen innovation. She is former CEO and Founder of GoGo Labs, a gamified educational technology spin-out from Boise State University, where she served as Professor and Chair of the Dept. of Educational Technology. Dr. Dawley co-created the Rezzly (fka 3D GameLab) quest-based learning platform, Teen GameLab, and EDTECH Island, an immersive simulation supporting international teacher education. Dr. Dawley was primary investigator for Planet Stewards, a DML Badges for Lifelong Learning awardee in cooperation with NOAA, Mozilla and HASTAC.

Monday, April 4, 2022

3:00 pm
3:40 pm

Interactive Sessions

Cityview A, 32nd Floor

“The Mission of Me: “ Research Based Practices in the World of Work