The Game-Changer: How Taylor Shead is Making Learning as Fun as Playing Video Games (Part One)

Episode Information

Imagine a world where learning is as fun and exciting as playing a video game. That’s the world that Taylor Shead, the CEO and Founder of Stemuli, is creating with her innovative 3D immersive game-based learning platform. Stemuli combines the best of technology, neuroscience, and pedagogy to create personalized and interactive learning experiences that spark curiosity, creativity, and collaboration. In this episode, Lisa talks to Taylor about her journey from being a student who struggled with traditional schooling to becoming a visionary entrepreneur who is transforming the way we teach and learn. Taylor shares her insights on how to overcome challenges, embrace opportunities, and create a positive impact in the world. This episode is a must-list for anyone who is passionate about education, innovation, and social change. Taylor is an inspiration not only for her business accomplishments but also for her commitment to building an inclusive future.

About Taylor Shead: Taylor is the award-winning CEO and Founder of Stemuli Studios and is the 94th Black woman in history to have raised over $1M in venture capital. She’s best known for making school as fun as your favorite video game by creating a 3D immersive game-based learning platform. This year Dallas Business Journal ranked Taylor one of the top 25 women in business and D Magazine selected her as a cover model to represent the most influential business leaders in Dallas Fort Worth. Taylor has spent the last 10 years supporting underserved students in Pathways to Technology Early College High School Programs across the country. This gives her ground level data and experience in preparing underrepresented young Black and Brown men and women for the workforce and partnering with industry leaders to increase engagement between the company and these learners.