Impact University: Featured Talks
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Alice Goffman's fieldwork in a struggling Philadelphia neighborhood sheds harsh light on a justice system that creates suspects rather than citizens.
Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: help design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other — using resources and mentoring from the cloud. Hear his inspiring vision for Self Organized Learning Environments.
Geoffrey Canada has spent decades as head of the Harlem Children's Zone, which supports kids from birth through college in order to break the cycle of poverty.
In recent decades, we've witnessed a fundamental shift in how we "sort" ourselves into like-minded groups, neighborhoods, and online communities. Stephen Black argues that the future of moral progress is incumbent upon developing empathy and compassion for those unlike ourselves.
We traditionally think of the story of David and Goliath as the victory of a sly underdog over the might of a brutish champion. It turns out the tale has another piece of wisdom to offer on the nature of ‘giants,' strength, and weakness.