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What’s an urgent issue facing education?

We speak with Chetan Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer, Tech Mahindra Foundation, India

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What is your proudest accomplishment?

We speak with Doris Wesley, award-winning academic & Founder, DEW Foundation

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What is the most meaningful part of your job?

What is one thing that inspires you?

Abhinav Mishra, Senior Product Manager, Amazon USA shares his insight.

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Do you have a favorite quote?

We ask Archana Shekara, Professor of Graphic Design, Illinois State University & Founder, SADEA

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What's the best way students learn?

We chat with Anne Berry, writer, designer & Associate Professor at Cleveland State University.

What is the value of giving back to the community?

Dr. Purva Merchant - Pediatric dentist, founder of Seattle Kids Dentistry & yogini shares her insight.

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What is one thing that a student has taught you?

We speak with Dr. Syed Zaidi about his unwavering dedication to empowering students for success.

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If you had a million dollars to contribute to a cause, where would you choose to donate?

We speak with Dr. Christine Herring, Inclusive leadership champion & co-founder of Herring Seminars & Consulting

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You document stories that illustrate global and societal problems. Tell us more.

We talk with Javier Rueda, Barcelona-based filmmaker, audiovisual artivist & President, Aved Producciones

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What is one industry book that a newcomer must read?

We ask Laura Hirshfield, youth leadership development, Ahimsa proponent & National SolarCorps Manager with GRID Alternatives

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What advice would you give your younger self?

We ask Katrin J. Yuan, Zurich-based multilingual executive passionate about female empowerment.

What drives you to give back?

Shridhar Sethuram, India-based impact sector consultant, private equity investor, educator & travel enthusiast shares his insight.

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1000 Spotlights: Why We Give reflects our mission of giving back, to mentor and to inspire those around us.

Through a series of interview questions, we explore intrinsic motivations behind why we give, and talk with those inclined to make a difference in the lives of others. If you are involved in charitable activities, volunteer and paid academic engagements or in community service, we want to talk to you.

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