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9 LEE members on the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list

For the past six years, Forbes has released a list of 30 people under the age of 30 who are making an impact on the world around them as “the brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents in 20 different sectors”. This year, nine LEE members made that list in the Education and Social Entrepreneurs categories.

Congratulations to these outstanding leaders on being recognized for their inspirational commitment to education for all students.

Read more about them and their efforts to advance educational equity below.



Jacob Allen and Marie Dandie, co-founders, pilotED Schools

Read Jacob and Marie’s full profile.


Louise Baigelman, co-founder, Story Shares

Read Louise’s full profile.


Hardy Farrow, executive director, Let’s Innovate Through Education

Read Hardy’s full profile.


Ryan Hoch, co-founder, Overgrad

Read Ryan’s full profile.


Brittany Stich, co-founder, Guild Education

Read Brittany’s full profile.


Joe Vasquez, founder, Runway Incubator

Read Joe’s full profile.


Social Entrepreneurs

Mario Jovan Shaw and Jason Terrell, co-founders, Profound Gentlemen

Read Mario and Jason’s full profile.


Read more about the LEE members and other leaders recognized on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.