Oct 23, Tuesday – Panel Discussion on “Innovation in Education” 


Please join Columbia and Harvard on October 23rd Tuesday evening in what promises to be a lively and interactive discourse on the current state of education and how educators are approaching the idea of teaching and learning with new ideas. We will discuss how fresh perspectives and innovative frameworks may spur better learning for all of us. We would love participation by those that teach and those that are taught!!

Food and drinks will be provided.


Brian O’Dwyer (Columbia ’97)

Brian founded CognaLearn to help people learn better and faster with patent-pending learning methods and technologies developed at Duke-NUS Medical School where he was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Brian also teaches aviation business using Team-Based Learning (TBL) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia. He also speaks at conferences regarding blended learning & education technology globally. Brian has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance from Duke University.

CJ Meadows (Harvard, ’96)

CJ is the director of i2i – The Innovation & Insights Center at S P Jain School of Global Management, a Forbes Top-20 International Business School, creating growth initiatives at the intersection of IT, business strategy, and design. She has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, dot-com builder and innovation lab-co-founder. She is author of Fusion: How World-Class Innovators create the Unexpected. She holds a Doctorate in Business Administration & IT from Harvard Business School.

Tang T. Heng (Columbia, ’15)

Tang is an assistant professor at Nanyang Technological University, National Institute of Education. She is an educator and researcher with more than 15 years of experience in K – 12 education in both developed and developing countries. Tang has worked with non-profit organizations such as the United Nations Development Program and the Rural China Education Foundation. She holds a Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Wendy Goh (Columbia, ‘08)

Wendy is founder of Bancroft Associates Pte Ltd, an educational consulting and training firm. As a trained teacher, she taught elementary grades students in Singapore and in New York City. She conducts critical thinking programs for teachers and executives. She advocates for the creation of meaningful contexts where people engage in constructive dialogue to discuss differences respectfully. She holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Studies in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Venue: SP Jain School of Global Management, 10 Hyderabad Road, S119579

Time: 630pm to 900pm

Cost: $20 for Columbia Club / HUAAS members, $25 for non-members

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About the author

Kwong Ee See

Kwong Ee was a Ph.D. student from Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) program at Harvard Medical School, during 2013 - 2016. Currently, he serves as a Risk Advisory associate at Deloitte within its Life Science and Health Care (LSHC) practice. At HUAAS, he serves in the events division.

By Kwong Ee See


As the official club of the Harvard alumni in Singapore, the Harvard University Association of Alumni in Singapore (HUAAS), doing business as the Harvard Club of Singapore, was formed on 7 December 2015. The Club’s registration number is T15SS0208H. Our constitution is available here