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Bethany Koby – Education and Learning

80% of jobs that will exist in 2025 don’t exist today. Teaching children hands-on tech skills nurtures their imagination and creativity. Bethany sets out her case for using technology to enhance their collaborative working, critical thinking and problem solving skills for their future. The ultimate goal: playful, creative people, inventing new ways to save the world.

To find out more watch Bethany's talk below and you can click here to download her slide presentation.

Twitter: @bethanykoby

Who is she?

Bethany is the co-founder and CEO of Tech Will Save Us, creators of award-winning make-it-yourself kits that fuse the power of play with the possibilities of technology. She was awarded Innovator of the Year at the Technology Playmaker Awards, and has been named as one of the Designers that Matter by Wired Magazine, and one of the Top 50 Creative Leaders by Creative Review.

What’s her mission?

Bethany is passionate about shaping a brighter future for kids by empowering them to create with rather than be fearful of, or passive to, technology. 

Best quote

“Design is about putting people at the centre. Resistance is futile.”