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PATRICK COOK-DEEGAN
Founder + Executive Director
CLAUDIA BIÇEN
Creative Director + Lead Designer
ALEXX TEMEÑA
Director of Education Design
ADRIAN MICHAEL GREEN
Director of School Engagement
TIM KLEIN
Director of Strategic Partnerships
SAMANTHA FEINBERG
Director of Communications
 

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SKYLAR
BANTLEY
Outreach Lead
RAIKI
MACHIDA
Outreach Lead - Asia
MAKEDA GERSHENSON
School Support - East Coast
KATE
WEILER
School Support - Europe
ELIZABETH FIGLIETTI
Operations Lead + Finance
ADRIANA PARSONS
Media
Relations
ALESSANDRA WOLLNER
Editorial
ANDREW SATANAPONG
Wayfinder Guide
Manager

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CHRIS RUDD Chicago, IL

CHRIS RUDD Chicago, IL

TERRI FEINBERG Palo Alto, CA

TERRI FEINBERG
Palo Alto, CA

MATT GARZA Providence, RI

MATT GARZA
Providence, RI

HYE JUNG KIM Honolulu, HI

HYE JUNG KIM Honolulu, HI

KYLE LEMLE Oakland, CA

KYLE LEMLE
Oakland, CA

MATT FORKIN Oakland, CA

MATT FORKIN
Oakland, CA

DAVE MOCHEL Santa Barbara, CA

DAVE MOCHEL
Santa Barbara, CA

MIA CRARY San Francisco, CA

MIA CRARY
San Francisco, CA

DASHIELLE VAWTER Nevada City, CA

DASHIELLE VAWTER
Nevada City, CA

BRANDI ARNOLD Grand Rapids, MI

BRANDI ARNOLD
Grand Rapids, MI

ENRIQUE COLLAZO Oakland, CA

ENRIQUE COLLAZO
Oakland, CA

RANDLE CHARLES Santa Fe, NM

RANDLE CHARLES
Santa Fe, NM

ERIN HAYES Overland Park, KS

ERIN HAYES
Overland Park, KS

LAWRENCE SCHUSSLER Joshua Tree, CA

LAWRENCE SCHUSSLER
Joshua Tree, CA

ADAM COHEN San Francisco, CA

ADAM COHEN
San Francisco, CA

ARAN LEVEASSEUR San Anselmo, CA

ARAN LEVEASSEUR San Anselmo, CA

WAYFINDER RESEARCH & DESIGN

WAYFINDER WISE COUNCIL

DR. BILL DAMON  Director,  Stanford Center on Adolescence  + Author,  Path to Purpose

DR. BILL DAMON

Director, Stanford Center on Adolescence + Author, Path to Purpose

DR. SUSIE WISE  Founder,  Stanford's K12 Lab  + Adjunct Professor  Stanford d.school

DR. SUSIE WISE

Founder, Stanford's K12 Lab + Adjunct Professor Stanford d.school

DR. MIKI K. TOMITA  Founder and CEO,  Education Incubator

DR. MIKI K. TOMITA

Founder and CEO, Education Incubator

 
ASHANTI BRANCH  Founder,  Ever Forward Club  + Featured,  The Mask You Live In

ASHANTI BRANCH

Founder, Ever Forward Club + Featured, The Mask You Live In

MOLLY EFRUSY  President, Efrusy Family Foundation

MOLLY EFRUSY

President, Efrusy Family Foundation

EMILY ESFAHANI SMITH   Author,  The Power of Meaning

EMILY ESFAHANI SMITH

Author, The Power of Meaning

MIKE MARRINER  Founder,  RoadTrip Nation  + Ashoka Fellow

MIKE MARRINER

Founder, RoadTrip Nation + Ashoka Fellow

 
WILLIAM DERESIEWICZ  Author,  Excellent Sheep  + Educational Speaker

WILLIAM DERESIEWICZ

Author, Excellent Sheep + Educational Speaker

VICKI ZAKRZEWSKI  Education Director,  UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center

VICKI ZAKRZEWSKI

Education Director, UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center

MARK ELLIS  Apprentice Navigator,  Polynesian Voyaging Society

MARK ELLIS

Apprentice Navigator, Polynesian Voyaging Society

DR. BELLE LIANG  Professor,  Counseling Psychology Boston College

DR. BELLE LIANG

Professor, Counseling Psychology Boston College

 
LAURA THOMPSON  Product Lead,  GoogleX  + Trustee,  Wayland Academy

LAURA THOMPSON

Product Lead, GoogleX + Trustee, Wayland Academy

ALAN HARLAM  Founding Director,  Brown Social Innovation Initiative

ALAN HARLAM

Founding Director, Brown Social Innovation Initiative

CHRIS MCKENNA  Education Program Officer, Mindful.org

CHRIS MCKENNA

Education Program Officer, Mindful.org

JOHN STOKES  Director,  The Tracking Project

JOHN STOKES

Director, The Tracking Project

 
BOB LENZ  Executive Director,  Buck Institute  + Founder,  Envision Schools

BOB LENZ

Executive Director, Buck Institute + Founder, Envision Schools

ALEX LOCKETT  Head of Upper School,  Crystal Springs Uplands School

ALEX LOCKETT

Head of Upper School, Crystal Springs Uplands School

NAT MANNING  CEO,  Ushahidi

NAT MANNING

CEO, Ushahidi

JIM LOBDELL  Co-Founder,  Challenge Success  + Venture Partner,  Reach Capital

JIM LOBDELL

Co-Founder, Challenge Success + Venture Partner, Reach Capital

 
MARK CLADIS  Department Chair,  Religious Studies Brown University

MARK CLADIS

Department Chair, Religious Studies Brown University

DANIEL KEEVER  Senior Executive Director High Schools,  Virginia Beach City Public Schools

DANIEL KEEVER

Senior Executive Director High Schools, Virginia Beach City Public Schools

 
 
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