Pioneer VR-AR and Ai Strategist, Dr. Sana Farid is an avid researcher and a powerful educational reformer determined to use future tech solutions for the societal well-being. Her remarkable contributions in spreading awareness about learning through immersive technologies and artificial intelligence have won her a string of awards.
With her profound determination, she initiated the 'Go-to School' Program bringing one million expeditions to students in the Middle East, the largest immersive EdTech drive in the region. Dr. Farid is a deemed academician, qualified surgeon, distinguished ambassador to women empowerment programs, an Ambassador to Women of Wearables Association in MENA and represents VRAR Association MENA chapter.
In the Middle East, she has set the strategic direction for K-12 and higher education and research and predominantly supports government and non-governmental initiatives to advance the standard of education. Through her experiential knowledge of pedagogy, Dr. Sana has chaired impactful EdTech conferences and devises her opinions and actions to envision, strategize and streamline Ai/AR/VR-based learning. Dr. Sana is heading a consortium called “Munfarid” funded by government and tech giants in the region with a mission to bring Learning & Development programs to mainstream and encourage self-reliance programs.
28 February 2019 | 12:00 - 12:30 | English | Implementation Framework for Virtual/Augmented Reality in Classroom