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Elizabeth “Betsy” Corcoran is co-founder and chief executive officer of EdSurge, an award-winning resource that helps schools find, select and use the right technology to support all learners. We do this through writing, conferences and tools that support commerce.
Prior to starting EdSurge, Betsy earned national recognition for her work as a journalist. She spent ten years with Forbes, where she served as Executive Editor for technology coverage. She’s written cover stories on subjects from robotics to engineers jump-starting their careers. Prior to Forbes, Betsy was a staff writer for The Washington Post covering technology. She has also been a Fellow in the Knight Science Journalism program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and served as a member of the Board of Editors of Scientific American. Betsy has been a featured commentator on programs including Forbes on Fox, CNBC, NBC’s “Press Here,” and other programs. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Georgetown University.
She has served as an advisor to several charter schools and a Trustee of her local library. She and her husband, journalist George Anders, live in California where their sons attend public school.