Adam Braun is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, and philanthropist. Adam’s latest project, MissionU, looks to redefine the higher education industry with a one-year program that gives young professionals the skills and experience they need to kickstart their careers.

He is also the founder of Pencils of Promise, a non-profit organization that builds schools and increases access to education for children in the developing world. 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 in 2014. In this discussion with IVY’s co-founder Beri Meric, hear about Adam’s experience in building over 400 schools across the globe, and how it helped inspire his mission to fix our education system back home.

Please enjoy our conversation with Adam Braun.


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