Year in Review 2015: Education 21 people


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Linda Cliatt-Wayman
Educator and Principal of Strawberry Mansion High School
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Simon Sinek
World-Renowned Leadership Expert & Best-Selling Author
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Malala Yousafzai
Youngest-Ever Nobel Prize Laureate; Pakistani Activist for Female Education; Author of "I Am Malala"
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Timothy Shriver
Chairman and CEO of the Special Olympics
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Ziauddin Yousafzai
Co-founder of the Malala Fund
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Bill Nye
AKA Bill Nye the Science Guy; Science Communicator, TV Presenter, and Mechanical Engineer
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Dale Russakoff
Former Washington Post Reporter, Author of "The Prize"
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Richard Elmore
The Gregory R. Anrig Research Professor of Educational Leadership in the Harvard Graduate School of Education
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Lisa Nielsen
The Innovative Educator
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Mayim Bialik
Neuroscientist & Star of "The Big Bang Theory"
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Slavoj Žižek
Philosopher
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Mona Mourshed
The Mona Mourshed talk on solving global unemployment explains the different viewpoints held by young people, educators and employers.
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Patrick Awuah
Education Entrepreneur, Founder & President of Ashesi University College
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Rebecca Winthrop
Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution
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Nadia Lopez
Principal of Brooklyn’s Matt Hall Bridges Academy, Made Famous by ‘Humans of New York’
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Freeman Hrabowski
President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore
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Neil deGrasse Tyson
Renowned Astrophysicist & Director of Hayden Planetarium and host of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey"
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Michelle Rhee
Founder & CEO, StudentsFirst
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Lawrence Lessig
Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University; Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
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Brian Greene
Quantum Gravity and String Theory Physicist; Founder of World Science U
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Shanna Peeples
2015 National Teacher of the Year