Introducing our first keynote speaker, Sal Khan from the Khan Academy. He has been listed on TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World!
Salman “Sal” Khan is the Founder and CEO of Khan Academy, a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere, as well as tools to track student progress.
Sal has been profiled by 60 Minutes, featured on the cover of Forbes, and recognized as one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. In his book, The One World Schoolhouse, Sal outlines his vision for the future of education. The ideas in One World are the basis for Khan Lab School, a nonprofit laboratory school in Mountain View, California. Sal recently founded Schoolhouse.world, a new nonprofit started during the pandemic that offers free tutoring. Familiarise yourself with Sal and some of his work ahead of the Festival by watching this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGaQWIV8PZ4
Video credit: The Khan Academy
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