John Musau is a social entrepreneur, founder & CEO of Digloso Limited. John spent over 20 years in various leadership roles for multi national corporations before turning into a social entrepreneur. He started the Global Classroom Exchange as his company's CSR initative and as a way to give back to his community in Kenya and in the US. He is a perpetual learner with passion for innovative and collaborative thinking. He belives that breakthorugh can be achieved when technology is leveraged to implement valuable ideas that produce solutions to global social economic, cultural, and environmental challenges.
Diana L. Bailey, Curriculum Design Specialist and Consultant, graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and then went on to Washburn University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. She pioneered the Blended Learning model for 21st century learners. Diana is the recipient of the Unusually Excellent Educator Award and the Lawrence School District Teacher of the Year. She has also been named a regional semi-finalist in the running for Kansas Teacher of the Year and is often utilized as a model classrooom teacher. Over the last five years, she has presented on global stages about her abilities to strategically weave standards based content with 21st century technologies while engaging her students in relevant, personalized curriculum in an accessible way for students of all abilities. Diana currently lives in Lawrence, Kansas with her husband and two daughters.
Mena Hill, Education Specialist & Consultant, began teaching in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She has taught pre-school through third grade before teaching fifth grade and serving as an instructional learning coach in Lawrence, Kansas. A seasoned professional development facilitator and staff developer, Mena has presented throughout Kansas at regional and national conferences on such topics as technology integration, curriculum design, and social-emotional supports and reflective practices in the classroom. She is currently working on her educational doctorate at the University of North Dakota. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas with her husband and two teenagers. When not working, Mena enjoys spending time with her family.