#121 Agustin Cortes with Learkn.com

Released Thursday, 13th August 2020
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Agustin Cortes is the founder of Learkn.com, an online learning platform aiming to disrupt the economics of being a teacher by providing a creator platform where educators and students can thrive. Agustin is a native of San Jose and grew up near Silicon Valley in a mostly Latinx community where education and entrepreneurship are not fostered by institutions from the Valley. Agustin explains how our current education models are ripe for transformation and digitalization due to the recent pandemic and how his startup can help democratize access to information for the underrepresented communities.

Agustin Cortes es el fundador de Learkn.com, una plataforma online que esta tratando de cambiar el modelo educativo en un ambiente interactivo entre profesor y estudiante. Agustin es nativo de San Jose y crecio cerca del Silicon Valley en una comunidad Latina donde la educacion y el emprendimiento no son impulsadas por las instituciones del Valle. Agustin nos explica como los modelos educativos actuales estan atravesando por un momento clave para poder modernizarse y digitalizar el acceso a la informacion y educacion para que podamos cerrar la brecha con las comunidades menos representadas.

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