RED Academy is a leading-edge technology school for the designers, creators, developers and digital marketers of tomorrow.
Different than a college or university, BCIT’s approach combines small classes, applied academics and hands-on experience so that you’re ready to launch your career from day one.
The Next Big Thing
The Next Big Thing is a nonprofit foundation that empowers Next Gen entrepreneurs with the peer & mentor network, hands-on learning, work space and technology they need to succeed.
Access Our Medicine
The Access Our Medicine initiative was developed to raise public awareness and engagement in the global problem of access to medicine.
Katie Jeanes is an entrepreneur and digital strategist. Currently, she is the lead digital marketing instructor at RED Academy and also teaches at BCIT. Previously, she worked with Access Our Medicine, a global health initiative to add access to affordable medicine to the UN’s 2015 Sustainable Development Goals. She’s also worked with Hootsuite’s charity, The Next Big Thing as their Head of Digital Strategy. Katie has founded two startups in digital media and fashion tech, and was the first employee at Spring Activator, a tech accelerator for social ventures.
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As a social media aficionado, I like to think of myself as a fairly clever early adopter. It is slightly embarrassing then, to admit that I have yet to create my first Instagram video… Videos on Instagram are cool for a lot of reasons. First, you can create, edit, and publish them from your phone.[…]