Inspiring Digital Learners and Leaders

STEAM Week | Coding Day | Session 2 of 2

Georgia State University’s Digital Learners to Leaders initiative is an experiential learning program working to develop the next generation of diverse digital problem solvers. Learn how students from all backgrounds are honing in-demand digital skills through industry partnerships, hackathons, exposure to the Internet of Things and more, both at the college level and at summer camps for local middle and high school communities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop strategies for incorporating digital skills into student learning
  • Learn how to engage students through hackathons and access to emerging tech
  • Understand how partnering with local industry and community organizations can help create experiential learning opportunities


  • Tiffany Green-Abdullah, Assistant Director, Learning Community Development and Director, Digital Learners to Leaders, Georgia State University
  • Phil Ventimiglia, Chief Innovation Officer, Georgia State University
  • Moderator: Rhea Kelly, Editor, Campus Technology

Win a $1,000 Grant!
We're giving away two $1,000 grants to attendees who register and participate in our STEAM Week Twitter chat! To participate in the giveaway, attend one session and put out at least one tweet using the hashtag #STEAMweek2019 during the event dates of November 12 & 14, 2019. Winners will be chosen at random.


Session 1: 9:00 - 9:50 AM PT
The Why and How of Running University Hackathons

Twitter Chat: 9:50 - 10:00AM PT
Join the conversation at #STEAMWeek2019

Session 2: 10:00 - 10:50 AM PT
Inspiring Digital Learners and Leaders

Coding Editorial Led Twitter Chat: 10:50 - 11:30AM PT
Join the conversation at #STEAMWeek2019

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