Host Sheela Sethuraman, a Stanford Center for Social Innovation correspondent, asks accomplished social entrepreneurs how their organization is designed and managed to create change. As Stanford Center for Social Innovation correspondent, she conducts interviews with accomplished social entrepreneurs around the world about the innovations that are transforming the way people learn.
Sheela Sethuraman has over 14 years of experience in educational design, multimedia production and technology management. As Founder and Executive Director of Eduweave, Sheela has collaborated with local and international organizations, like UNESCO, in adapting and using the digital storytelling curriculum with youth in diverse settings. Sheela was also Project Director for a recently concluded study by Pearson Education to evaluate technologically innovative assessment items based on Common Core State Standards.
Sheela is an accomplished multimedia producer and has created numerous short form videos for various clients. She is currently working on a startup idea - an internet platform for students to create and curate their learning strategies.
Prior to this, Sheela was Director of Technology at CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology), a premier R&D organization focusing on diverse learner needs. She has been a member of various consortiums such as Web Access Initiative (WAI), National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) and Open eBook Forum. She is also a seasoned trainer and workshop facilitator.
Sheela has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Government College of Technology (India), a master’s degree in Film and Video Production from Mass Communication Research Center (India) and a master’s degree in Educational Technology from Michigan State University (USA).