Recapping the Highlights: A Review of SXSW 2024

SXSW Recap

The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival annually cultivates innovation and knowledge-sharing within the education sector. Situated in the bustling heart of Austin, Texas, SXSW EDU stands as the ultimate destination for exploration and insight. This year, BUILD received an invitation to participate, offering insights into our organizational efforts. BUILD President, Thais Rezende, and BUILD National Assistant Director, Tony Shavers III, engaged in discussions focusing on “Building Networks for Success: The Social Capital Advantage” and “Transforming Education by Elevating Youth in R&D.” Explore the recap images capturing the highlights of this enlightening event.

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Discover the inspiring journey of Tony from BUILD in this captivating video, as he shares his personal narrative and reflects on the profound influence of his employment at BUILD.org. Through heartfelt storytelling, Tony offers a glimpse into the transformative power of his experiences within the organization, illustrating how his involvement has not only shaped his professional trajectory but also profoundly impacted his personal growth and development. Delve into this compelling narrative to witness firsthand the profound impact of BUILD.org on individuals like Tony, whose dedication and passion exemplify the mission and values of the organization.

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