On Futurism and Education: A Conversation with Raya Bidshahri | Tim Logan

July 18, 2022

Raya Bidshahri is a serial education entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and award-winning educator.

Raya is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the School of Humanity, a revolutionary online high school with a progressive model and skill-based curriculum.

Raya is also the Founder of Awecademy, an award-winning organization offering future-focused & wisdom-based education. She has served on the founding teams of multiple organizations including SciFest Dubai, and SheWorks.

Raya serves as an advisory board member to multiple EdTech companies and is a member of the Bett Future Education Council. She was named one of the BBC’s 100 Women for 2019.

Raya has spoken at many conferences including the G20/Y20 SummitGlobal Education Forum, UNESCO Expo-Sciences, GESS Leaders, HR Tech Summit and much more.

She has been sharing her expertise as a keynote speaker for over a decade – since the age of 16 – and brings a much-needed youth perspective to discussions about the future of education.

Social Links

LinkedIn: @rayabidshahri

Twitter: @raya_bid

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Tim Logan

Tim Logan is an experienced school leader and curriculum designer, with a passion for connecting and facilitating global networks of innovative educators. As well as being a member of the BU Agile Innovation Lab, Tim works with the world’s top international schools, as part of Notosh strategic design consultancy, and produces the “ground-breaking” podcast, Future Learning Design.

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