Join Irshad Manji, Idriss Aberkane, and Yong Zhao for Three Perspectives on the Future of Education on Thursday afternoon at the conference.
Irshad Manji is the winner of Oprah Winfrey’s first Chutzpah Award for boldness. As the founder of Moral Courage College, she partners with independent schools to teach gutsy global citizenship. Irshad is also the Director for Courage, Curiosity, and Character at Let Grow, a nonprofit that promotes resilience in kids. Her latest book is Don't Label Me: How to Do Diversity Without Inflaming the Culture Wars.
Idriss Aberkane is President of the Bioniria Foundation (Swiss Foundation for Bioinspiration), President of General Bionics SA, President of Chréage SA and Founder of the zero interest microcredit operator Eirin International in Senegal (which planted more than 20,000 trees and accompanies more than 40 families in the Senegal River Valley).
Yong Zhao is Foundations Distinguished Professor in the School of Education with an appointment in the School of Business at the University of Kansas. He is also the Global Chair Professor of Education at East China Normal University, a global chair professor at the University of Bath in the U.K., and a Professorial Fellow at the Mitchell Institute for Education Policy at Victoria University, Australia.