Faculty AI and EI in Education, Diversity and Inclusion, Cross-cultural Awareness, Singularity University
Jos Dirkx is an award-winning media and communications advisor, global speaker, author, and world-traveler. Originally from The Netherlands, Jos was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and has since lived in twelve countries across the world, having visited near 100. Jos is passionate about telling stories that change the world: whether through the arts, by creating content that challenges the status quo, or through creativity and EdTech.
Jos is the founder of an award-winning NGO, Girls & Football SA, and the CEO of Meet Anna, which focuses on human-based tech design. She is currently focusing on Beenova AI, an AI and EI infused learning platform to develop 21st-century skills.
Having spent her early childhood across Bangladesh and Senegal, Jos has launched various organizations, initiatives, and movements to challenge inequality, to increase global access to accurate education and to drive diversity and inclusion. She strongly believes everyone deserves access to accurate education and strives to make this happen by integrating socially conscious content with the world’s most advanced tech platforms, and through workshops, training sessions, and educational content. Jos works with global corporates, individuals, and forward-thinking initiatives to bring this work to life.
Jos is an experienced, international speaker who can meet audiences where they need to be met, with an ability to talk about the global grand challenges with easy. Her international upbringing and travel background make her a vibrant, honest, and inspiring speaker.