Panelist Profile: Stephanie Krauss

We are pleased to have Stephanie Malia Krauss join us for the Saylor Higher Education Summit.  Ms. Krauss will lend her expertise to our panel on alternative credentials. Stephanie Malia Krauss is director of special projects at Jobs for the Future. She develops, shapes, funds, and manages cross-team and cross-strategy projects that further Jobs for […]

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Panelist Profile: Mike Adams, MissionU

Mike Adams is the Chief Product Officer and co-founder of MissionU, where he is responsible for curricular, pedagogical and technological development. Mike will be part of a lively panel on “alternative credentials” and how they complement or compete with degrees. MissionU bills itself as “Education for the 21st Century” and its mission is to offer […]

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Speaker Profile: Dr. Stella Porto, Inter-American Development Bank

Stella Porto is a Learning and Knowledge Management specialist at the Institute for Economic and Social Development (INDES) in the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in Washington, DC. Dr. Porto will focus her breakout session on leveraging “ePortfolios Based on Competency Models” to connect academia to the workplace and how such an approach presents both benefits […]

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Speaker Profile: DeShawn Preston, PhD, Southern Education Foundation

We are very pleased to have Dr. Preston presenting some of his findings from his report Untold Barriers for Black Students in Higher Education at the Saylor Higher Education Summit. DeShawn Preston serves as the Southern Education Foundation’s (SEF) Higher Education Research Fellow. He recently received his Ph.D. in Higher Educational Leadership from Clemson University, and his research […]

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Panelist Profile: Lisa Sax Mahoney

We are pleased to have Lisa Sax Mahoney, Director, National College Credit Recommendation Service, join us at the Saylor Higher Education Summit for a panel on employer-education partnerships. Lisa has vast experience on workforce degree completion partnerships and will offer insights learned from her role as a director of corporate partnerships at a public college, […]

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