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Dana Mortenson is co-founder of World Savvy, which has reached more than 375,000 students and 2,200 educators from three offices nationwide. Dana serves as advisor and board member to a range of nonprofits focused on youth development, international education and social entrepreneurship. She is a 2011 Ashoka Fellow and was named one of The New Leaders Council’s 40 Under 40 Progressive American Leaders in 2010.
EDTalks is presented by AchieveMpls and The Citizens League in partnership with Young Education Professionals – Twin Cities, Young Professionals of Minneapolis, Bush Foundation and the Minnesota Spokesman Recorder. This EDTalks was presented on April 6, 2015. Learn more at www.achievempls.org.
(Note: This video is featured courtesy of The Saint Paul Foundation. To learn more about all of this year’s Ambassador Award honorees, visit http://www.saintpaulfoundation.org/ambassador_awards/) Lucila Dominguez knows that change doesn’t come easily. Sometimes it requires personal sacrifice, as demonstrated by her work with CTUL, the Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (Center for Workers United […]
Nekima Levy-Pounds has made it her life’s work to stand up for equal rights and the well-being of all people, especially those who have been marginalized by society. Nekima is a civil rights attorney, an award-winning professor of law at the University of St. Thomas Law School, and a tireless advocate for social justice.