Friday Morning General Session
Dan-el Padilla Peralta
Dan-el Padilla Peralta, a Princeton University professor, and Columbia University Fellow came to the United States from the Dominican Republic with his family in 1989. In his memoir, Undocumented, and in his lectures, Peralta chronicles his journey from the rough streets of New York City to the top of his class at Princeton, offering an honest and inspiring glimpse of the American immigrant experience.
Friday Night Banquet
David Pogue is the tech critic for Yahoo Finance, having been groomed for the position by 13 years as the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times. He's also a monthly columnist for Scientific American and host of science shows on PBS's "NOVA."
Saturday Morning General Session
Dr. Bridget Cooper
Dr. Bridget Cooper (Dr. B) is a cage rattler. Change strategist. Thought shifter. Dr. B sculpts the leader in all of us by making us better people first. She does this through coaching, corporate consulting, and leading workshops that guide and inspire people to live more authentic, peaceful, and powerful lives.
What do students think about transforming K-12 education? How can schools improve teaching and learning to ensure that all students are college and career ready when they graduate from high school?