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Social Impact Investor and Edventure Founder

Esther Dyson

Esther Dyson shares how government leaders reflect the society they represent through many societal examples of unconventional thought. Her words highlight the importance of community standards for a better world.

05:05 | 2012

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About Esther Dyson

Esther Dyson is chairman of EDventure Holdings and executive founder of Wellville, a ten-year project to show the long-term value, both social and financial, of investing in health. From October 2008 to March of 2009, she lived in Star City outside Moscow, Russia, training as a backup cosmonaut. Apart from this brief sabbatical, she is an active board member for a variety of startups. She has a BA in economics from Harvard and was founding chairman of ICANN from 1998 to 2000. In addition, she wrote the bestselling, widely translated book Release 2.0: A Design for Living in the Digital Age.

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