Education and the Metaverse: Conference with Judith Okonkwo [in-person]

Date: 10 Oct 2022, 4:30pm - 6:00pm (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)



The Alliance Française de Seattle is delighted to host a conference led by Judith Okonkwo, current resident of the Villa Albertine, in collaboration with University of Washington's African Studies and French Studies departments, and the World Affairs Council. On Monday, October 10 at 4.30pm, join us for an in-person talk on Education and the Metaverse: Desirable Futures to Facilitate Learning in Africa at the University of Washington. The talk will be followed by a 30-min Q&A session with educators, researchers and industry key players.

Free event, RSVP mandatory.


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In 2016, Judith Okonkwo founded Imisi 3D, an XR lab in Lagos focused on building the African ecosystem for extended reality technologies (AR/VR/MR), and connecting XR communities across the continent. In 2017, she set up AR/VR Africa which holds large XR events on the continent, such as the 2020 AR/VR Africa hackathon, which had participants from 28 African countries.

Judith is also the creator of the Oriki Coaching Model™ and a co-founder of We Will Lead Africa. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and is a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council for Virtual and Augmented Reality.

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Location:

Allen Library, 4th Floor, Room 485 (Petersen Room)
University of Washington
4000 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98195

Doors open at 4:15pm
Event starts at 4:30pm

In accordance with the University of Washington's COVID guidelines and policies, masks are strongly encouraged at this event.

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