Global Innovation Race

Info Sessions

Join Stanford Educators, Chris Bennett and Glenn Fajardo, for a Virtual Info Session on Global Innovation Race (GIR) 2024.

This Virtual Info Session is for school leaders and teachers who are interested in future-proofing our future leaders with the summer experience of a lifetime.

It will provide a comprehensive overview of this unique event and how it can benefit your students and school.

We’ll cover:

  • The unique features of GIR and what to expect.
  • How participating in GIR can help your students enhance their problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and innovation capabilities.
  • The benefits of international networking and collaboration for your students.
  • Information on the application process, timelines, and how to recruit students.
  • Any questions or concerns you may have regarding your school’s participation.

Upcoming Sessions…

Stanford Educator Glenn Fajardo
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Glenn Fajardo

DMA Chief Learning Officer • Lecturer at Stanford • Former Director of Co-Design Practice @ TechSoup

Glenn Fajardo connects to create, exploring how we can be creative together when we are far apart and in different cultural contexts. He has been part of the Stanford teaching community since 2014 and was the Stanford’s Distributed Learning Teaching Fellow in 2020.

For 14 years, Glenn has been a practitioner of virtual collaboration, working with people and organizations across six continents engaged in social impact work. Glenn is the co-author (with Kursat Ozenc) of Rituals for Virtual Meetings: Creative Ways to Engage People and Strengthen Relationships.

Glenn was formerly the Director of the Co-Design Practice of the TechSoup Global Network at TechSoup, a nonprofit social enterprise founded on the belief that technology can be a powerful enabler for greater social change. Formally trained in nuclear engineering sciences and public policy, Glenn also plays electric bass and likes to cook in other people’s kitchens.