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Nina Simon has been described as a “museum visionary” by Smithsonian Magazine for her community-centered approach to design. She is the Executive Director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, where she led an institutional turnaround based on creative risk-taking, grassroots...
Nolan Bushnell is a technology pioneer, entrepreneur and scientist. Often cited as the father of the video game industry, he is best known as the founder of Atari Corporation and Chuck E. Cheese Pizza Time Theater. Bushnell was the first and only man to hire the late Steve Jobs and wrote the...
Shiza Shahid is co-founder and CEO of Malala Fund, the organization set up by the young Pakistani activist shot by the Taliban for her campaign for girls’ education. Shiza has supported Malala’s work since 2009, when she mentored Malala and others in a summer retreat in Pakistan to raise...