Tectonic Shifts in Gaming and Learning as Play
Mariam Hashemi is a lifelong serious learner who loves to play. She is a business behavioral scientist, her insights into motivational research and creative aspects of organizational systems has won her global tributes as well as commercial success for the businesses she has worked with, including contributing to a quantum physics journals in Europe. Her passion is in education: the intersection of science, art and technology. She has been recognized for her novel approaches to learning as play in higher education and global executive leadership programs. She has worked to develop programming for 33000 students at a large urban university in Canada and invited as a global thought leader speaking to Presidents, Vice Presidents, Chancellors and Provosts about the Future of Education. Her work in the corporate sector now has her developing game based programs for 37000 employees in the fourth largest city in North America.