On October 20, 2016 Mount Vernon Presbyterian School in conjunction with its R&D hub MVIFI (Mount Vernon Institute for Innovation), took a deep dive exploration into what the future demands of those who wish to design a better world. Six trailblazers from several industries shared their inspirations and provocations for what the future demands of modern day mavericks.
One of the standout speakers was Kawai Lai, the Vice President of Education Technology and Learning Services at the National Association of Independent Schools. In her role as a key member of the innovation team, she leads ed tech initiatives and is responsible for the full cycle of innovation at NAIS. Lai encouraged attendees to “embrace comfort with discomfort”….