Speakers

Hector Escamilla

Héctor Escamilla is President Tecmilenio University (founded in 2002, serving 58,200 students in 29 campus) focused on providing the highest return on education in education that translates into: High Employment rates and their Wellbeing & Happiness of graduates. He led a team that initiated a disruptive innovation process developing a vision that embraces wellbeing for students, faculty and administrators based on the science of positive psychology “To prepare people with a purpose in life and competencies to achieve it”. Martin Seligman creator of the Sicence of positive psychology recognized Tecmilenio University as the First Positive University in the world. He has a BS in Plant Science (1980) from Tecnologico de Monterrey, a M.Sc. in Horticulture from Michigan State University and a PhD from Texas A&M University. He is founding member the International Positive Education Network (IPEN).

Sessions

11/02/2019
01.30 - 02.30
AD Fund Hall
The speaker will shed light on the importance of small data, where an increased focus on big data has diminished the importance of individualization in education systems & labor markets globally. This talk from the Director of Harvard’s Lab for the Science of Individuality will address the importance of recognizing individual skills to unleash full human potential – moving away from what can be averaged.