Decolonizing Edtech: Hunger, Fear, and Liberation
by Cameron White

A version of this paper was submitted to Teachers College of Columbia University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Instructional Technology and Media. Special thanks to adviser Dr. Ellen Meier.

Cameron White is an Associate Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund, supporting edtech entrepreneurs working to address the most pressing gaps in K-12 education. He was on the founding team at co.lab, an accelerator focused on game-based learning. Cameron began his career at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, DC, where he helped to align out-of-school time programming with the school’s academic and social missions. He graduated with a B.A. in Architecture from Princeton University, where he wrote his undergraduate thesis on the intersection between child psychology and environmental design. Cameron also holds an M.A. in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College of Columbia University, recently completing his masters thesis on edtech equity.

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