Rebecca McDonald

Founder and CEO Library For All

Rebecca McDonald is an award-winning global authority on the nexus of technology and education for low-connectivity environments across the Global South. Rebecca leads a dynamic, diverse, and committed team of literacy advocates, authors, technologists, and change-makers focused on supplying digital books and educational products for millions of children largely disconnected from the traditional publishing and educational ecosystem. As Founder and CEO of the nonprofit Library For All Rebecca engages an international network of advocates, program offices, and strategic partners to deliver innovative multilingual ed-tech software and hardware to the world’s vulnerable youth. Rebecca’s expertise spans technology-based educational tools for remote communities, Software as a Service (SaaS) product development, digital-first publishing and distribution of illustrated children’s books. A humanitarian at heart, Rebecca dedicates her life to the belief that reading is a basic human right, disrupting industry and educational norms to move books, knowledge, and opportunity into the hands of today’s children and tomorrow’s leaders.


Classroom Theatre Agenda Sessions

How do we reach the rest?

8 out of 10 children can’t read. 640M children can’t access quality education. Find out how Library For All are bridging the gap with off-line and off-grid EdTech solutions.

Wednesday 12 October 11:15 - 11:35 Classroom Theatre

Innovation

Add to calendar 10/12/2022 11:15 10/12/2022 11:35 How do we reach the rest?

8 out of 10 children can’t read. 640M children can’t access quality education. Find out how Library For All are bridging the gap with off-line and off-grid EdTech solutions.

Classroom Theatre Asia/Shanghai

Leadership Summit Agenda Sessions

Equitable access to ensure education for all

This panel discussion will unpack the nuanced challenges surrounding access to education, drawing on a range of initiatives and case study examples from across the region to highlight best practices for ensuring a high-quality, sustainable distance learning provision and equitable access to all students.

Tuesday 11 October 16:30 - 17:00 K12 Stream

Inclusion

Add to calendar 10/11/2022 16:30 10/11/2022 17:00 Equitable access to ensure education for all

This panel discussion will unpack the nuanced challenges surrounding access to education, drawing on a range of initiatives and case study examples from across the region to highlight best practices for ensuring a high-quality, sustainable distance learning provision and equitable access to all students.

K12 Stream Asia/Shanghai

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