Startup Weekend EDU Dallas
Friday, November 21 - 23, 2014
Friday, November 21 - 23, 2014
Event starts at 6:30 pm
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center 311 N Market St Dallas, TX 75202
311 N Market St
Innovate to Educate: Dallas Launches First Startup Weekend EDU
Building the intersection of education and innovation 54 hours at a time. REGISTER TODAY!
Setup for Success Before/After Startup Weekend
Friday November 21st
Saturday November 22nd
Sunday November 23rd
Angel Investor, Founder, Angels of Texas
Arman serves on multiple community boards, including the DFW World Affairs Council, City Of Dallas Sports Arena TIF, and the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce. He is a managing partner at Rupani & Mathew Group LLC and Chief Financial Officer at Texas Prince Properties. He manages and owns over 500,000 square feet in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Coaches and Mentors
Principal, Dallas ISD School for the Talented and Gifted
President and Director, Sibling Group Holdings
Dave previously served as Chief Operating Officer for the National Math + Science Initiative focused on transforming teaching in America’s schools. Dave also previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE) which was created to help more career changers move into education. Before joining ABCTE, Dave served as the Mid Atlantic Regional Director for Kaplan Test Prep.
Dave is a Naval Academy graduate who served as a helicopter pilot in the Navy for 8 years and was awarded both the Battle E and Navy Achievement Medals. He completed his master’s degree in Engineering Management from the University of South Florida. He lives in Texas with his wife and serves on the nPower regional board to assist Veterans in their transition into civilian careers. Their two daughters work in education and non-profits as well.
Founder, The Tomorrow Techies
Prior to launching The Tomorrow Techies, Quia participated in many activities to broaden her involvement within the tech and creative community. She volunteered at major festivals and academic panels focused on careers or education in creative writing, journalism and digital marketing. She was also a speaker at the 2014 Women In Travel Summit, where her blog monetization workshop was one of the most popular sessions.
Quia has worked for several global corporations including Expedia, Inc., Bombardier, and McAfee. Currently, she is the Manager, College Web Communications at North Lake College. She is also a regular contributor for the Huffington Post where she writes about travel and other lifestyle topics. While she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Southern Methodist University, Quia is self-taught in all things tech.
Creative Design & Consulting, Studio C
Previously, Sanders served as Vice President of Group Excellence, a mentoring and tutoring organization that engaged the energy and passion of college students and young professionals that’s helped more than 50,000 youth from at-risk environments unlock their academic potential since 2004. With the help of Sanders’s leadership, Group Excellence was recently named the country’s #5 fastest growing education company in Inc. Magazine's Inc. 500 List.
Sanders served as Chair of the Young Leaders in Education, an education service and fundraising organization affiliated with the Southern Methodist University Simmons School of Education. A member of the Dallas Assembly, a Leadership Dallas ’13 alum, Leadership DISD, the Alumni Mayor Star Council, and Greenhill Alumni Board, and several other service organizations, Sanders is a relentless advocate for education in his community. Recently, he was also recognized in both the Dallas Business Journal’s 2012 Top Forty Under 40 and Minority Business Leaders 2014 list. He graduated with a BSBA in Marketing from the University of Tulsa and his greatest joy is spending time with his family, a wife and two young children.
Community Manager + Creative Coach, Tech and Health Wildcatters
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend EDU Dallas team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (the DEC) serves entrepreneurs in the Dallas area, providing a location where they can receive training, education, mentorship, promotion and access to capital in order to encourage and equip the entrepreneurial community to start, build and grow their businesses.
Techstars Startup Weekend Dallas is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here