We’re pleased to announce the 2020 selection of Learning’s Thirty Under 30. This year’s cohort includes a group of aspiring learning leaders who demonstrate deep enthusiasm for learning, and the drive to be leaders. We’re honored to invite them into the program and look forward to welcoming them to Learning 2020 Online.
Learn more about each member and their amazing contributions in our special edition publication. Download below!
Instructional Designer, Springboard
Program Manager, Legal & Compliance Training, HubSpot
Manager, Agency Learning & Development, Qantas Airways
Analyst, Organizational Effectiveness Systems & Online Learning, JetBlue
KNA Sales Learning and Development Associate, The Kellogg Company
Senior Associate, Instructional Designer, KPMG LLP
Learning Specialist, Allianz Partners
Senior Associate - Digital Learning, AlphaSights
Instructional Designer/Program Coordinator, Community Youth Center of San Francisco
Multimedia Training Developer, Fidelity Information Services (FIS)
Learning and Development Specialist, Allianz
Global Leadership Development Manager, Danaher Corporation
Talent Management Analyst, PepsiCo
Co-founder and CEO, Arist
Facilitator, Career Team
Manager of Curation, OpenSesame
Director of Implementation, Learning Tribes
Program Manager, Slalom
Manager, Services Go-to-Market Readiness, Adobe
Digital Experience Production Partner, Emirates Airline and The Learning Astronaut
Senior Corporate Trainer, PrimeLending
Sr. Instructional Designer and Program Manager, Amazon
Learning Experience Designer, Salesforce
Learning Producer, Southwest Airlines
Senior Learning Instructor, Paychex
Learning & Development Lead and Facilitator, Procore Technologies
Program Analyst, Department of Homeland Security
Learning & Performance Consultant, Xprtise
Associate Manager, Program Design, Olive Tree Arts Network
Senior Learning Designer, Workday
The goal of the Thirty Under 30 Program is to provide support, visibility, voice, and development for the next generation of learning leaders. Each member of the Thirty Under 30 program will receive:
Over the past 10 years, the program has welcomed participants from more than 150 organizations, including Accenture, American Red Cross, CDC, Ernst & Young, Farmers Insurance, Google, Hilton Worldwide, LinkedIn, NBCUniversal, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Square, The Boeing Company, The Kellogg Company, Twitter, Verizon Wireless, Wegmans, and many more.
We are proud to bring back this popular program, aimed at developing and spotlighting the next generation of Learning Leadership in our field! Over the past decade, we have had participants from over 150 organizations, including:
The goal of the Learning Thirty Under 30 Program is to provide support, visibility, voice and development for the next generation of Learning Leaders. Each member of the Thirty Under 30 program will receive:
We will select 30 learning colleagues who meet these criteria:
Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, September 30. Should you have any questions about this year’s applications, please contact David Kelly at dkelly@LearningGuild.com.
This year’s hosts are Hannah Duffy and Megan Underwood. As previous Learning 2019 Thirty Under 30 recipients, they will be leading the activities for this year’s cohort.
Hannah Duffy (she/her/hers) is the LMS specialist at the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. She is a member of the Learning 2019 Thirty Under 30 cohort and supported the first Thirty Under 30 program at Learning Technologies 2020 in London. Her interests include maternal, child, and reproductive health education, education in complex emergencies, and financial literacy.
Megan Underwood (she/her/hers) is a passionate educator and learning designer with over 12 years of experience teaching and instructing everyone from children aged 4, to adults aged 60+, including people with disabilities. She is part of the Learning 2019 Thirty Under 30 cohort. She has a keen interest in how people learn and how it can better be supported by technology. She has developed and supported learning programs for universities, governments, nonprofits and companies around the world.
"For over a decade the Thirty Under 30 Program has been an incubator for learning leadership. We’re honored to continue this tradition at Learning 2020 Online. We have a lot of exciting plans for this year’s cohort that will help them connect, learn, and build the skills that will enable them to be the next generation of Learning Executives in the organizations they serve."
"I absolutely loved the programme and am so excited others get the chance to experience the same."
“The Thirty Under 30 program was a great opportunity for me, and I know that those in my alumni class have been able to progress in their careers since being part of the program.”