Recently, PhD student Sakhaa Alsaedi, under the supervision of Distinguished Professor Takashi and Prof. Xin Gao, received the Outstanding Leadership award at the Education 2.0 Conference held in Dubai on June 19, 2023. She was recognized for her contributions in the education sector through innovative AI approaches with STEM education kits for children, focusing on teaching bioinformatics, data analysis, and coding in her start-up company, Medvation.
Sakhaa also participated as a panelist to discuss the importance of conditioning the new generation with innovative teaching. The panel explored the integration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEM) in education, emphasizing the impact of innovative teaching methodologies on student engagement and skill development.
The panel discussion on "Conditioning the New Generation with Innovative Teaching" addressed the central theme of STEM education. It provided insights into the transformative impact of innovative teaching methodologies on student engagement and skill development in the fields of STEM. Additionally, a fireside discussion on "Generative AI in Education & the Workplace" showcased the potential of artificial intelligence in revolutionizing education and its future role in employment.
The Education 2.0 Conference is a global event that brings together educators, thought leaders, and innovators to exchange knowledge and ideas about the future of education. The conference is held in various locations, including Dubai and Las Vegas, and features panel discussions, live speaker sessions, and engaging workshops on diverse education-related topics. It attracts educators from K-12 and higher education levels and emphasizes the importance of technology and digital innovation in education. The conference has a strong presence on social media and garners significant interest from educators and education leaders worldwide.
Sakhaa Alsaedi's achievements at the Education 2.0 Conference demonstrate her exceptional leadership skills and dedication to revolutionizing education through innovative approaches. As a PhD student and entrepreneur, Alsaedi is paving the way for a future where technology and education seamlessly intertwine, benefiting both students and educators.