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Arwa Damon

Arwa Damon, 45, was CNN’s multiple Emmy-award winning Senior International Correspondent for more than 15 years, covering stories from some of the most precarious, yet captivating places on Earth that have few or no laws protecting press freedom and widespread intimidation of journalists. Arwa left CNN in 2022 to pursue documentary film making. 

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Dr. Aaliyah Samuel

Dr. Aaliyah A. Samuel, CEO of CASEL, is leading a national education nonprofit during a time of unprecedented growth for the field of social emotional learning (SEL). The ongoing pandemic, which upended the lives and routines of many schoolchildren, has accelerated the tremendous demand and funding for SEL.

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Andrew Lee

Originally from the UK, Andrew has worked, taught, and consulted in Europe, Australia, the US, and Middle East. Starting his career in Human Resources, he worked for Marriott, delivering and designing leadership development programs for their expanding network of hotels. He then focused on developing ‘competencies’ as a coach and consultant with McKinsey and Boston Consulting Group for clients including Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Marks and Spencer, UBS, and Barclays, stretching from pharmaceutical, banking, consulting, and education sectors.

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Arwa Damon

For over three decades, Homa Sabet Tavangar’s work has addressed themes of culture, innovation, leadership, global citizenship and global competence, and deep diversity, equity, belonging and inclusion. She connects timely topics of the moment with the timeless desire to work with purpose and make a difference – whatever one’s circumstances.

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During his 24 years of teaching and administration, Myron Dueck has developed numerous grading, assessment and reporting systems with his classes in which students have greater opportunity to show what they understand, adapt to feedback and play a significant role in the reporting of their learning. Myron incorporates his practitioner and leadership experience as he shares his stories, tools and first-hand experiences with educators around the world. 

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Ted Dintersmith

He co-authored and was executive producer for Most Likely to Succeed.  In 2012, he was appointed by President Obama to represent the U.S. at the United Nations General Assembly. In 2018, he received the prestigious NEA Friend of Education Award. He holds a PhD in Engineering from Stanford, and a B.A. degree from the College of William & Mary with High Honors in Physics and English.

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Will Richardson

A former public school educator of 22 years, Will has spent the last 15 years developing an international reputation as a leading thinker and writer about the intersection of social online learning networks, education, and systemic change. Most recently, Will is a co-founder of The Big Questions Institute which was created to help educators use "fearless inquiry" to make sense of this complex moment and an uncertain future.

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