Google’s Global Head of Education Impact Jennie Magiera joins Saga’s board

September 12, 2023


We proudly welcome Jennie Magiera—the Global Head of Education Impact at Google—to Saga Education’s national governing board. She is the bestselling author of “Courageous Edventures,” and the founder and president of the nonprofit Our Voice Alliance (whose mission is to elevate marginalized voices and perspectives to improve equity and empathy in education). Previously, she was the Chief Innovation Officer for the Des Plaines School District, the Digital Learning Coordinator for the Academy for Urban School Leadership, and a Chicago Public Schools teacher. Jennie is a White House Champion for Change, Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Innovator, and TEDx Speaker who works to improve education globally. Jennie is also passionate about transforming professional learning, having served on the Technical Working Group for the U.S. Department of Education’s National Educational Technology Plan and co-founding PLAYDATE and other conferences.

“We are deeply honored to have Jennie Magiera join our board. Her expertise and vision will help accelerate Saga’s mission,” says CEO Alan Safran. “Jennie has a demonstrated track record and commitment to establishing equitable learning opportunities for youth, which is grounded in her experience as a teacher. She knows firsthand the power of caring relationships. She is joining at a perfect time as Saga develops cutting-edge technological tools through the lens of relationship-centric design. This approach aims to expand Saga’s reach, impact, and scale of high-impact tutoring.”

Those interested in staying updated with Jennie’s insights and work, you can follow her on X at @MsMagiera. To delve deeper into her innovative educational approach, check out her book here.

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