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Ramsey Musallam is a secondary science instructor at Sonoma Academy in Santa Rosa, California. Ramsey has also has served as an adjunct professor of education at the University of San Francisco and Touro University in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to his role as a... View More

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Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research and consulting firm. In 1998, Bremmer founded Eurasia Group with just $25,000. Today, the company has offices in New York, Washington, and London, as well as a network of experts and... View More

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Originally from London, Rob studied geography at Edinburgh University and did his teacher training at Oxford University before teaching geography in an Oxfordshire Secondary School for two years. It was then, at the age of 27, that he set off on his 3-year Cycling Home... View More

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Hendley calls himself proof that anyone, even a "tattooed keg-tapper", can cure what ails the world. "I hereby proclaim November 5th, 2009 as Doc Hendley day." When these words were spoken by Dr. Jim Woodward, Chancellor of NC State University, thunderous applause echoed... View More

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Called the "Oracle" of Bitcoin, Vinny Lingham is perhaps the most recognized Crypto-Currency expert in the world. Vinny is regularly recognized and featured by major media worldwide like Fortune Magazine, CNBC, Business Insider, and many more.. Along with Elon Musk, South... View More

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Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP, is the author of the best-selling book, "Creating Your Best Life," which is the only mass market book written on the science of goal accomplishment and its intersection with the science of happiness. She is one of the first graduates of the... View More

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Alden Mills first started taking control of his life at age twelve--when his doctor told him to learn chess because his childhood asthma would keep him from playing sports. His mother stepped in, telling Alden that he should never let someone else decide his future. ... View More

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Named by the Jaycees as one of the "Top Ten Young Americans", Amelia Rose Earhart recreated and symbolically completed the 1937 flight of her namesake, Amelia Mary Earhart. Her 28,000-mile flight around the world in a single engine aircraft became a symbol of... View More

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Amber Case studies the interaction between humans and computers and how our relationship with information is changing the way cultures think, act, and understand their worlds. Case is currently a fellow at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society... View More

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Professor Sala-i-Martin is recognized as the world leading expert on innovation and competitiveness. Since 2003 he has led the Global Competitiveness Report, which annually measures and ranks the competitiveness of all the countries in the world and recommends strategies... View More

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Cindy Whitehead is a highly regarded entrepreneur, a strong advocate for female entrepreneurship, a pharmaceutical leader and one of the few self-made woman billionaires in history. The New York Times called her pharmaceutical product the "drug of a generation" and... View More

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Majora Carter is a visionary voice in city planning who views urban renewal through an environmental lens. The South Bronx native draws a direct connection between ecological, economic and social degradation. Hence her motto: "Green the ghetto!" With her inspired ideas... View More

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Tan Le (BCom (Hons), LLB (Hons)) is Founder & CEO of Emotiv Lifesciences, a bioinformatics company advancing our understanding of the human brain and early identification of biomarkers for mental and other neurological conditions using electroencephalography (EEG).... View More

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Amy Jo is the author of New York Times best-seller Renegades Write the Rules, and host of the Why Not Now? podcast. She founded Digital Royalty in 2009 to help corporations, celebrities and sports entities humanize their brands online through social communication... View More

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Angela Maiers is considered one of today's most influential thought leaders in education and transformative thinking. It is fair to say when she speaks, she leaves no room unchanged. She has been praised by leaders in business, the military, and administrators of schools... View More

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Amy Purdy has lived an incredible life. She grew up with the love of nature, health wellness and travel. She was also a passionate snowboarder. At 19, her life took a detour. After experiencing flu-like symptoms, Amy was rushed to the hospital in a state of septic shock.... View More

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Ted Dintersmith is one of America's leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship, and education. Ted's professional experience includes two decades in venture capital, including being ranked by Business 2.0 as the top-performing U.S. venture capitalist for 1995-1999. He... View More

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When I woke up in the Baghdad ER on April 13, 2004, the furthest thing from my mind was being a Paralympian. At the time, I didn't even know what that word meant. After 24 years of having both my legs, I was suddenly missing one, taken from me by a roadside bomb on the... View More

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Lance Allred, with his 5 Principles of Perseverance, is the first legally deaf player in NBA history. Known as "The Lion," he is a best-selling author of Basketball Gods and Longshot and is an expert on Leadership, Perseverance and Grit. Standing at 6'11 and born with 80%... View More

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At some time, someone somewhere is going to disrupt your entire industry. Shouldn't it be you? Luke Williams, author and globally recognized authority on innovation leadership, reveals a way of thinking that has the power to transform your business and stay ahead of the... View More

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In 1998, with only a computer and $30, Ashoka Fellow, Reebok Human Rights Award-winner and leading child sex trafficking advocate Rachel Lloyd established Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS) to support American girls and young women survivors of commercial... View More

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Jenn Lim is the CEO and CHO (Chief Happiness Officer) of Delivering Happiness (DH), a company she and Tony Hsieh (CEO of Zappos.com) co-founded to inspire science-based happiness, passion and purpose at work, home and in everyday life. Jenn has been a consultant with... View More

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Steph's resume of climbing achievements spans 25 years. She was the first woman to free climb the Salathe Wall on El Capitan, and the second woman to free climb El Cap in under 24 hours. She has established first ascents around the world, of dicult rock climbs and high... View More

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Dave Sanderson was a top sales producer in every company he worked for and on January 15th, 2009 was on a business trip he had made hundreds of times before. Like all of us when we travel, especially on business, things are often routine, and we take things for granted.... View More

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During Gorbis' tenure with IFTF and previously with SRI International, she has worked with hundreds of organizations in business, education, government, and philanthropy, bringing a future perspective to develop vision and strategies, improve innovation capacity, and... View More