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Pencils of Promise

Adam Braun

Adam Braun believes that every child should have access to quality education. Featured at Google Zeitgeist, Clinton Global Initiative, UN and Forbes' 30 Under 30 list, Adam Braun’s Pencils of Promise has already built more than 100 schools in developing countries, along with programs and global communities around the common goal of education for all. Pencils of Promise is empowering communities through education, growth, and development when all levels of staff conduct themselves with openness and honesty.

25:27 | 2013

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About Adam Braun

Adam Braun is a New York Times bestselling author, speaker and entrepreneur. He was previously Founder & CEO of Pencils of Promise, the award-winning organization that has built more than 500 schools around the world, where he remains actively involved as Board Co-Chair. He was then Co-Founder & CEO of MissionU, a higher education startup pioneering high-quality remote learning that was named one of FastCompany’s 50 Most Innovative Companies before being aquired by WeWork in May 2018, where Braun acted as COO of the company’s education arm WeGrow.

His book The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change debuted at #2 on the New York Times Bestseller list and went on to become a #1 national bestseller.

Visit his website https://adambraun.com/

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