Ethan Zuckerman is Director of the Center for Civic Media, Associate Professor of the Practice, MIT Media Lab, and cofounder of the citizen media community, Global Voices. Ethan’s presentation at InnovateX will focus on students’ desire for social justice, coupled with their mistrust of political institutions. He will share how innovators around the world are harnessing that mistrust and channeling it into a force for change.
Shauna Chung is a PhD student in the Rhetorics , Communication, and Information Design program at Clemson University. Her experience as a first-year composition teacher has afforded her with opportunities to push and rethink the boundaries of traditional writing genres and to involve students as active participants in the creation and dissemination of meaning through digital technologies. At InnovateX , Shauna will share her expertise on digital storytelling and show how students can expand their modes of communication, build skills in a fail-forward environment, and use digital technologies for civic engagement.