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Anya Kamenetz


Anya Kamenetz is a senior writer at Fast Company Magazine and an author and speaker on the transformation of education. Generation Debt (Riverhead, 2006), dealt with youth economics and politics; DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, (Chelsea Green, 2010) investigated innovations to address the crises in cost, access, and quality in higher ed, and the free 2011 ebooks Learning, Freedom and the Web and The Edupunks' Guide were sponsored by the Mozilla and Gates Foundations. She was named a 2010 Game Changer in Education by the Huffington Post, received 2009 and 2010 National Awards for Education Reporting from the Education Writers Association, and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing by the Village Voice in 2005.