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I wanted to move our faculty from the 20th to 21st century. Sabba helped translate our vision and dreams for the future into something that was pragmatic and possible.
Sabba changed the DNA of our program.
KEVIN LOHENRY, PHD, PA-C
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Dr. Sabba Quidwai is the epitome of a learner-centered leader who develops shared purpose through inclusive collaboration. She asks inspiring questions and she is relentless in her curiosity to find better ways to effectively address meaningful challenges. Dr. Quidwai's insights that connect vulnerability, trust, collaboration, and design thinking are now paving the way to a brighter future.
Devin Vodicka, EdD
CEO Learner-centered collaborative
As my reverse mentor Sabba is a trusted advisor with her research in strategic planning and how leaders can build social influence. Her diverse network has allowed me to expand my network to limit by blind spots when
I make decisions for a large urban school district.
jerry almendarez, superintendent
santa ana unified school district
Sabba has an incredible ability to relate with district leaders of all sorts, from small rural districts to large urban districts across California. She expertly draws on her personal history in the classroom, scholarly research and deep understanding of education to help advance technology integration.
“When I first met Sabba, I was immediately drawn to her passion for transforming education. Nearly ten years later, I am inspired by how she continues to accelerate how leaders design schools.”
leighangela brady, edd
superintendent | national school district
Below are the top requested workshops.
To learn more about designing a custom experience book a call with Sabba here.
AI is rapidly advancing and it's easy to feel overwhelmed, let alone have the time to learn on your own. In 4-weeks you'll confidently embrace generative AI along with innovative problem-solving techniques for how to apply it. No matter your background or experience level, you'll gain invaluable insights and develop the skills needed to navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of AI.
Every learner should graduate ready to adapt and compete in a global economy. With testing requirements being removed, and the rise of artificial intelligence, students have a unique opportunity to showcase their skills and strengths to universities and employers beyond the traditional measures.
When we support early career exploration, we save them time, money, and anxiety as they design their future. In this workshop you'll learn the four competencies to help students feel confident and curious about what's next.
The World Economic Forum now ranks “Leadership and Social Influence” as one of the top ten trending skills. Social media isn't about being on every platform. It's about understanding how to encourage creativity, recognize accomplishments, and build trust to inspire a collective vision within your organization.
Sabba shares how leveraging stories across social media platforms can empower leaders as role models for the beliefs and values they want to see others adopt. Sabba also shares how social media transformed her learning experience in graduate school, and as a researcher. And why now is the time to teach this skill to students as well so that they can differentiate between personal and professional use.
let's work together
MY REALLY OFFICIAL BIO, the TL:DR VERSION
Sabba believes cultures of innovation begin with a culture of empathy. Her journey took her from being a high school teacher to education executive at Apple. Dr. Quidwai now works with organizations to design schools that give young people the mindset and skills to thrive in workplaces and as global citizens.
Sabba hosts the podcast, "Designing Schools," and is releasing a documentary based on her research about design thinking in Summer 2022.
All of my best and life changing relationships began online. Whether it's a simple tweet, a DM or an email. It always begins and ends with the relationships we create.
I can't wait to get to know you and discuss how might we design schools.
As Simon Sinek Says:
"Alone is hard. Together is better."
Instagram is my creative outlet. It's where you can see stories that take you behind the scenes and where I love having audio chats in my DM.