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Presentation: Charles Best, Founder & CEO, DonorsChoose.org
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Charles Best

Founder and CEO, DonorsChoose.org

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About Charles Best

Former Bronx teacher, social entrepreneur and crowdfunding pioneer, Charles Best is a gripping storyteller and nationally recognized innovator.

Charles stands at the intersection of education, philanthropy and technology. His personal story demonstrates that one person can launch a movement, and his insights inspire businesspeople and students alike. Charles even puts his speaker's fee in the hands of his audience, giving everyone a philanthropic gift card to spend on a classroom request of their ...

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No More Gatekeepers

Charles shares how, as a 24-year-old teacher at a Bronx high school, he created a model of giving hailed as "the future of philanthropy" ...

Pushing Intelligence Out to the Edge

In launching DonorsChoose.org out of his Bronx classroom, Charles Best pioneered the crowd-funding movement. Today, teachers at half of ...

Charles Best represents all that you hope for in a keynote speaker. His work through DonorsChoose.org touches millions of lives - teachers, students, parents, entire communities. His message for our group of public school principals and superintendents was engaging and inspirational. Charles personalized his time with us through research on the schools in Texas and through his interaction - Q&A became planning for next steps for individuals and our organization. We left the session with a renewed sense of purpose in our work.

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