December 15, 2020

Sal Khan

Founder & CEO / Khan Academy

Sal Khan, Founder & CEO of Khan Academy, addressed The Economic Club of Chicago on December 15, 2020. The conversation was moderated by Phyllis M. Lockett, Founder & CEO of LEAP Innovations. Questions from Economic Club members were posed by David Snyder, President & CEO of The Economic Club of Chicago.

The last thing kids need right now is stressed parents […] take care of yourselves first.

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Sal Khan on advice for parents navigating home school during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Sal Khan

Founder & CEO / Khan Academy

Sal Khan is the founder and CEO of Khan Academy, a nonprofit educational organization that offers free lessons in math, science and humanities in multiple languages, as well as tools for parents, teachers and districts to track student progress.


Phyllis M. Lockett

Founder & CEO / LEAP Innovations

Phyllis Lockett is a serial social entrepreneur who has led transformative efforts in the education, government and civic arenas. She is currently the founder and CEO of LEAP Innovations, an organization headquartered in Chicago that connects innovation and education to transform how students learn. LEAP works directly with educators and innovators across the country to pilot, research and scale personalized learning technologies and innovative practices across classrooms and outside learning environments.