Walter Bender is the co-founder of One Laptop per Child as well as founder and executive director of Sugar Labs, a non-profit project that creates and distributes software learning products for children. In his tenure at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he founded the News in the Future Consortium and was the director of the MIT Media Laboratory.
Charles Kane is on the board of directors of the One Laptop per Child Association, where he previously served as chief financial officer in 2007 and president from 2008–2010. He is a senior lecturer in International Finance and Social Entrepreneurship at the MIT-Sloan Graduate School of Management and serves on the boards of numerous publicly traded technology companies.
Jody Cornish is a social change consultant and strategist with expertise in cross-sector collaboration to drive social change. She is a partner at New Profit, Inc., a venture philanthropy firm focused on supporting social innovation. Previously, she co-founded Lodestar International, a social and economic development consulting firm focused on emerging markets.
Neal Donahue is an expert in private-sector led international development. He is Director of projects for Egypt, North Africa and Yemen at Chemonics International, an international development organization. Along with Cornish, he co-founded Lodestar International.
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UNESCO estimates that eleven percent of primary school–age children—seventy-two million worldwide—are not enrolled in or attending school. Children who do...