Ryan Eisenberg, Executive Director of AchieveKids, discusses the complex and various challenges that students with learning disabilities face, and the system that the organization has developed to find the best learning pathways for each of those students.
Tara Chklovski, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Iridescent, discusses the organization’s mission to inspire and serve underprivileged girls, children and families and to deliver STEM education through its two programs.
Bruce Ives, Chief Executive Officer of LifeMoves, discusses the mission of the largest provider of homeless shelters and services, focused on developing tailored programs that return the nation’s homeless population back to stable housing and self-sufficiency.
Telle Whitney, President & CEO of Anita Borg Institute, explains the importance of focusing on retention and representation of women in leadership roles in technology, and the impact that it has on encouraging younger generations of women at entry-level careers in engineering.
Telle Whitney, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Anita Borg Institute, discusses how women have played a crucial role in the advancement of technology in America, and the need for organizations to not only recognize their incredible contributions, but also to open up more leadership opportunities for the overlooked pool of talent.
Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was born from her observation of a population of pregnant, homeless women and families in need of resources for a better future.
Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that has, for more than three decades, connected homeless pregnant women and poor families with resources and opportunities to break the cycle of poverty.
Kirsten Komoroske, Executive Director of the Walt Disney Family Museum located in San Francisco, explains the museum’s unique approach in telling the back-story of Walt Disney, whose unwavering dedication to preserving his vision of an animated world ultimately defined his legacy.
Carl Pascarella, Chair of the Board and Executive Committee of the San Francisco Ballet, shares his business insights on developing the nationally recognized and oldest professional ballet company in the United States. Pascarella discusses leveraging the synergies between the artistic and business elements of the ballet to accomplish growth and success.
Kirsten Komoroske, Executive Director of the Walt Disney Family Museum located in San Francisco, discusses the museum’s unique mission to give visitors an inside look at Walt Disney as a human – and not simply a brand, through his unwavering enthusiasm for his vision of an animated world, his perseverance through financial hardship, and his incredible story-telling skills, brought to life.
Elizabeth Babcock, Chief Public Engagement Officer of the California Academy of Sciences, discusses how wonder and the desire to protect our planet inspires patrons to visit one of the largest cultural institutions on the West Coast.
Elizabeth Babcock, Chief Public Engagement Officer of the California Academy of Sciences, discusses the unique elements of one of the largest cultural attractions on the West Coast, including initiatives to improve access to STEM education, unique conservation efforts of endangered species, and its fascinating exhibits that are key to inspiring learning through discovery.
Palo Alto University, one of the world’s premier psychology institutions is dedicated to improving lives through education and research anchored in psychology, clinical training and practice in a diversity of cultures, and service to communities around the world.
Dr. Pratt is a distinguished educator who served for ten years as Head of the prestigious Brentwood School in Los Angeles. In his very first semester at the school he came face to face with one of the most pressing issues affecting education today – adolescent alcohol and drug use.