Advisors: Education & Literacy




Maya Ajmera

President & CEO | Society for Science & the Public

Founder | The Global Fund for Children

Board Co-Chair | Echoing Green


Carol Bellamy

Chair | Global Community Engagement and Resilence Fund

Former Executive Director | UNICEF

Former Director | United States Peace Corp

Former President | New York City Council

Former Senator | New York State Senate


Edward de Bono

World Thinker | The de Bono Group, LLC

Nominee | Nobel Prize for Economics

Gary E. Knell

President & CEO | National Geographic Society

Wendy Kopp

Board Chair | Teach For America

Former CEO & Co-Founder | Teach For America

Benno C. Schmidt Jr.

Co-Founder | Avenues

Former President | Yale University

Dean | Columbia University Law School

Former CEO chairman  | Edison Schools (Now Edison Learning)

Kyle Zimmer

Co-Founder, President, CEO | First Book