12:00 AM ET
Thursday, January 1
Sophia the Robot
Sophia, an advanced humanoid robot, was created by Dr. David Hanson of Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics. Sophia has appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, graced the cover of Elle magazine, and spoken before the United Nations General Assembly. Sophia sings, has in-depth conversations, and interacts with humans in a profoundly personal way. She speaks at conferences about what the future holds for robotics and artificial intelligence.
Dalia Abbas is an instructional designer working on developing career courses for Springboard, an education-based company. Dalia attended the American University in Cairo and worked in academia in Cairo, Istanbul, Guangzhou, and Silicon Valley. She completed a master’s degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to Springboard, Dalia created customer-facing learning content for Zendesk. She currently works remotely from Milan, Italy.
Senior Learning Partner
Stephanie Abel, a learning partner at Envigo, is a learning leader with 10+ years experience in corporate and higher educational curriculum design and facilitation focusing on career pathing and leadership development. She has been a part of the award-winning global learning teams at Cox Automotive and STANLEY Security, and she has operated her own learning consulting firm.