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MA Economics – University of Waterloo

BA Economics with Finance Specialization – University of Waterloo

Mitra Ghiyasian

Market Researcher

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

I choose to work in the Center for Academic Innovation because not only I am passionate about education, but I truly believe that education is a right and not a privilege. AI has a great mission to make education accessible and to reshape the future of learning. I love that I can be part of this mission and change the world for the better!

Current Roles/Previous Experience

Mitra’s role focuses on evaluating the market landscape for new learning experiences and products, and collaborating with different teams to find new ways to support learners across the Center for Academic Innovation’s portfolio.

Prior to joining U-M, she worked in an education technology startup, ApplyBoard, in Canada where she initiated and managed multiple strategic projects that lead to market expansion and rapid growth of the company.

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  • Market Research
  • Higher Education
  • Economics & Strategy
  • Travel Abroad
  • Coffee