Want to Make Education Better? Leave Academia

Lisa Petrides—founder and CEO of ISKME, an independent education nonprofit—knew she could improve education. But she had to quit her dream job at Columbia to make it happen.

Top Hat is the active learning platform that makes it easy for professors to engage students and build comprehension before, during and after class. This interview is part of our recurring series “Academic Admissions” where we ask interesting people to tell us about the transformative role education has played in their lives.

Publication Date: 
January 09, 2019