Salman Khan (educator)

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Date(s) - Wednesday, December 19, 2012
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa

Salman Khan (educator)

Salman Amin ‘Sal’ Khan is an American educator, entrepreneur, and former hedge fund analyst. He is the founder of the Khan Academy, a free online education platform and nonprofit organization. From a small office in his home, Khan has produced over 3,000 videos elucidating a wide spectrum of academic subjects, mainly focusing on mathematics and the sciences. As of September 2012, the Khan Academy channel on YouTube attracted 400,000 subscribers. In 2012, Time named Salman Khan in its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Forbes magazine put Salman Khan on its cover story ‘$1 Trillion Opportunity. Sal is on the front cover of The Rotarian this month!

At today’s meeting, we will be showing a TED video where Sal Khan discusses his academy and the ways it is helping students enjoy studying such subjects as calculus, math and physics. This will be a meeting that you will not want to miss.

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