How did Taylor Shead come up with the idea of creating a 3D immersive game-based learning platform? What inspired her to focus on this part of the education eco-sphere? In this part of the podcast, Lisa asks Taylor about the origin story of Stemuli and how she turned her passion into a game-changing platform. Taylor also responds to the critics who might say that kids already spend too much screen time and that games are not conducive to learning. She argues that games are not the problem, but the opportunity. This part of the podcast is a must-list for anyone who wants to learn more about Taylor’s journey and vision. Taylor is an inspiration not only for her business accomplishments but also for her commitment to building an inclusive future. Tune in and discover how Taylor turned her passion into a game-changing platform.
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.
Hosted By: Dr. Lisa Andrew