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The Seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival is a week-long celebration of innovators, visionaries, and artists who are shaping small cities. The Festival occurs at dozens of venues throughout downtown Charlottesville. 

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Thursday, April 12 • 3:30pm - 4:40pm
Teaching Skills That Matter Now Open

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What can prepare kids for a future where nothing is certain? Don't miss this essential conversation about schools, skills, and student agency.

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Kendall Morris

Founder, Partner, Junior Founders Club, Authentic
Kendall Morris is a former teacher turned entrepreneur and parent of three great kids. Having launched her first business while home raising 3 kids, she successfully transitioned to co-founding an award winning digital marketing agency. Create Digital served many top clients such... Read More →

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Evelyn Aissa

Executive Director, Reaching Higher NH
Evelyn Aissa is the Executive Director of Reaching Higher New Hampshire, NH’s leading nonpartisan public education policy resource. Evelyn has fifteen years of experience in development, health, and education policy research and political strategy. She also serves as a director... Read More →
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Jared Bigham

Executive Director, Chattanooga 2.0
Dr. Jared Bigham has worked as the state-wide Director of College & Career Readiness with TN SCORE, and before this, Dr. Bigham served as a K-12 supervising principal, a high school principal, and an elementary principal. Dr. Bigham has served on multiple state and national committees... Read More →
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Michael Hostad

Executive Director, The Commons/MiKE
Michael Hostad is the Executive Director of Innovation in Milwaukee (MiKE) and co-founder of The Commons, which is an initiative of the Greater Milwaukee Committee. MiKE creates programs that lead to partnerships between corporations and emerging talent networks. The Commons is an... Read More →

Thursday April 12, 2018 3:30pm - 4:40pm EDT
Welcome Gallery
  Government & Society, Summit