Shaila is the co-founder of Enstitute, a two-year apprenticeship program built off the “learn by doing” model. Enstitute challenges the notion that bachelor’s degrees are a necessity before one can become a successful member of society. Instead, Enstitute seeks out talented digital natives and offers them mentorship opportunities through hands on apprenticeships at companies like The New Republic, The Huffington Post and Thrillist.
Yael Maguire is an engineering director for the Facebook Connectivity Lab and a visiting scientist at Harvard. He is the co-founder of Plum Labs, an early stage mobile innovation lab, and co-founder and former CTO of ThingMagic, Inc., a leader in bringing long-range RFID readers to the global market. At Facebook, Yael is directly responsible for identifying and developing ways to provide affordable internet in underserved communities around the world. He is leading Facebook and Internet.org’s efforts to develop lasers, high altitude long endurance planes and satellites to help provide the necessary infrastructure for connectivity to these areas. He has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum 2009-2013, a MassHighTech All-Star in 2007, and one of Technology Review's "Top 35 innovators in the world under 35" in 2005.
Colin Beavan, author of No Impact Man and How To Be Alive, divulges the one thing that the majority of happy, successful people have in common