FEATURED

  • Soledad O'Brien

    Broadcast Journalist, CEO, Starfish Media Group

    on learning vs. memorization

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  • Common

    Hip-Hop Artist, Actor, Activist

    on relating to each other to better society

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  • Hill Harper

    Actor, Author, Activist

    on expanding options through education

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  • Sebastian Jackson

    Founder, The Social Club Grooming Company

    on the power of connecting community

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LUMINARIES

  • ALPHABETICAL
  • DATE

Mauro Bautista

Principal, Mendez High School

on giving students an equal shot at success

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6 months ago

Christine Bischoff

Sr. Supervising Attorney at Southern Poverty Law Center

on education as the great equalizer

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3 months ago

Margarita Bianco

Founder, Pathways2Teaching

on the power of great teachers

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6 months ago

Marsha Blackburn

U.S. House of Representatives, Tennessee's 7th District

on individualized teaching

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3 months ago

Travis Bristol

Research & Policy Fellow, Stanford University

on expanding the boundaries of learning beyond school

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6 months ago

Arne Duncan

Managing Partner, Emerson Collective

on expecting more out of young people

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6 months ago

Yo-Yo Ma

XQ Board Member and Cellist

on perspective, purpose, and problem-solving

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6 months ago

Bill Bynum

CEO, Hope Enterprise Corporation and Hope Credit Union

on unlocking potential through comprehensive solutions

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3 months ago

Geoffrey Canada

Founder, Harlem Children's Zone | Board Member, XQ: The Super School Project

on opening student' minds by uncovering their passions

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3 months ago

Alberto Carvalho

Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Schools

on embracing diversity and optimism

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4 months ago

Darren Chapman

CEO, Tiger Mountain Foundation

on our differences as our strength

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6 months ago

Donnell Jones-Craven

General Manager of EAT Café

on the importance of nourishing students' minds

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3 months ago

Pearl Esau

President and CEO, Expect More Arizona

on the impact of education on the American economy

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3 months ago

Renée Fleming

Musician

on sparking students' passions through new experiences

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5 months ago

Paul Freiling

Director of Engineering and Technology Education, St. Louis Science Center

on collaboration and true learning

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1 month ago

Jennifer Guarino

VP of Leather, Shinola

on exposing students to different options

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1 month ago

Mike Johnston

Colorado State Senator

on changing policy to unlock potential

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6 months ago

Mari Koerner

Dean of Teachers College, ASU

on understanding how young people learn

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6 months ago

David Kratzer

CEO, The Super Computing Challenge

on creating STEM opportunities for girls

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4 months ago

Frank Luntz

Political Pollster, Communications Consultant

on helping students achieve their dreams

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3 months ago

Roland Martin

Journalist, Media CEO

on having the courage to transform education in America

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3 months ago

Lawrence "Boo" Mitchell

Record Producer

on pride standing in the way of progress

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4 months ago

Michelle Morales

Executive Director, MIKVA college

on teaching an authentic and diverse history

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4 months ago

Joe Nader

Executive Chef for Levy Restaurants at Ford Field: Home of the Detroit Lions

on using math and science in the kitchen

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4 months ago

Michelle Purdy

Assistant Professor of Education, Washington University

on learning about inequity through the kids who face it

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3 months ago

Bill Robertson

Doctor Skateboard

on how to teach physics through skateboarding

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6 months ago

Leon Wieseltier

Writer, Editor, Intellectual, Board Member, XQ: The Super School Project

on the gift of personalized attention

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3 months ago