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Silicon Prairie News features a Q&A with Alicia Herald, EMBA’12, founder and CEO of MyEDMatch.com – an online service that pairs teachers and schools to improve retention rates. AliPipelinecia was named Innovator of the Year in 2014 by the Pipeline, an organization of the Midwest’s most successful, high-performance entrepreneurs. Pipeline hosts its biannual awards ceremony Jan. 21 in Kansas City.

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Pipeline Inc., an Midwest-centered entrepreneurial networking and educational group, named Alicia Herald, EMBA, its “Innovator of the Year,” for 2014. The Kansas City Star reports on Jan. 23, 2015 that Herald, the former executive director of Teach for America in Kansas City, developed the idea for her startup, myEDmatch LLC, when she was at Olin.

“In a paper written for a course taught by a professor, Anjan Thakor, Herald conceived an online platform to address high teacher turnover rates,” the article states. “The technology tool works like an online dating site to match schools and teachers. Its biggest client to date, signed last year, was a Dallas public school district.” Read the entire article here.