Eduardo Briceño

Eduardo is the CEO of Mindset Works, which he co-founded with Carol Dweck, Lisa Blackwell and others, to help schools cultivate student ownership of their own learning. With his fellow mindsetters, Eduardo helps schools build learner capacity and success through practices that instill growth mindset beliefs and foundational learning skills in students, teachers and the broader community. Eduardo has spoken at numerous industry conferences, delivered a popular TEDx talk on mindset, and has been featured in news media such as NPR and Education Week. Prior to Mindset Works, he was a Principal at the Sprout Group, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, and served as an Education Pioneers Fellow at New Leaders and on various non-profit and for-profit boards. Eduardo holds MBA and M.A. in Education degrees from Stanford University, and bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Most important, he continues to enjoy lifelong learning every day.

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Eduardo's Growth Mindset TEDx Talk: