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First speakers announced for LINC 2019

J-WEL will welcome a diverse group of experts in digital learning and global education as speakers and panelists at LINC 2019. Additional speakers will be announced shortly. To register for LINC, visit the registration page. Early Bird registration closes on April 19, 2019. 

The MIT LINC Conference brings an international group of researchers and practitioners together to discuss how learning science, pedagogical approaches, and digital learning can provide quality pK-12, higher education, and workplace learning at scale, particularly in developing nations.


Naveed Malik

Dr. Naveed Malik
Founder-Rector, Virtual University of Pakistan

Professor Naveed A. Malik is the founder-Rector of the Virtual University of Pakistan. Dr. Malik obtained his Master’s degree in Physics from the University of the Punjab, Pakistan and later the Doctor of Science degree from MIT in the field of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science specializing in Digital Signal Processing. 


Sara Monteabaro

Sara Monteabaro
Senior Officer, Learning Community
MIT Solve

Sara Monteabaro is the Senior Officer for MIT Solve's Learning pillar. In this role, Sara works to cultivate a robust community of innovators, cross-sector leaders, and change-makers dedicated to improving learning opportunities and access to quality education around the world. Sara holds an MS from New York University and a BA from American University.

Peter Senge

Dr. Peter Senge
Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management

Peter Senge is the founding chair of the Society of Organizational Learning, a global network of organizations, researchers, and consultants dedicated to the “interdependent development of people and their institutions," Senior Lecturer at Sloan, and co-founder of the Academy for Systemic Change. Peter holds a BS in Engineering from Stanford, as well as an MS in Social Systems Modeling and a PhD in Management from MIT.



Dr. Zaini Ujang
Former President and Vice-Chancellor, 
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Zaini Ujang previously served as President and Vice-Chancellor of 
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He obtained his B.Eng. (Chem. Eng.) from UTM and his MSc and PhD in Environmental Engineering from University of Newcastle, UK.