Former Bronx teacher, social entrepreneur and crowdfunding pioneer, Charles Best is a gripping storyteller and nationally recognized innovator.
Charles stands at the intersection of education, philanthropy and technology. His personal story demonstrates that one person can launch a movement, and his insights inspire businesspeople and students alike. Charles even puts his speaker’s ... VIEW MORE
No More Gatekeepers
Charles shares how, as a 24-year-old teacher at a Bronx high school, he created a model of giving hailed as "the ... View More
Pushing Intelligence Out to the Edge
In launching DonorsChoose.org out of his Bronx classroom, Charles Best pioneered the crowd-funding movement. Today, ... View More
- Charles Best represents all that you hope for in a keynote speaker. His work through DonorsChoose.org touches millions of lives - teachers, students, parents, entire communities. His message for our group of public school principals and superintendents was engaging and inspirational. Charles personalized his time with us through research on the schools in Texas and through his interaction - Q&A became planning for next steps for individuals and our organization. We left the session with a renewed sense of purpose in our work.
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