Collaborations are important for learning and innovation. Collaborations involve relationships between individuals and between organizations within the ecosystem.
The topic prepares participants to be able to effectively position themselves in a network of that supports actor bonds, activity links and resource ties.
Ms. Donnalee Donaldson is a learning experience designer, international development practitioner, trainer, and attorney. She has expertise in collaborating with governments on the design and implementation of national education reforms, integrating technology into education, and designing education programs that support the UN’s sustainable development goals.
She is an ed tech enthusiast with a knack for technology integration in low-resource settings. Her work in education spans seven countries in Africa, and she has been recognized as a sector changemaker by UNESCO, Ashoka, and UNLEASH. Donnalee is currently the Country Director of Educate! Rwanda. There she designs and provides strategic leadership for academic programs that support the government’s national curriculum reform, and impact all secondary students nationwide. Additionally, she provides independent consulting in eLearning design and development, and strategic leadership. Prior to her work at Educate!, Donnalee helped create Kepler, the first blended learning tertiary program in Rwanda, and co-founded its first two campuses in Kigali, including Rwanda’s first university in a refugee camp. Donnalee is also a noted corporate MC, and speaker on education and international development, having appeared at events in Cote D’Ivoire, Jamaica, Kenya, Rwanda, Switzerland, and the USA. She is proudly Jamaican and PanAfrican, and serves as the Policy and Advocacy Lead for the Global Jamaica Diaspora Youth Council.
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