Jeffrey Dean is one of the unsung heroes of Google’s success, and kind of a living legend in the tech community. He and his wife’s nascent philanthropy is targeting the stark lack of diversity in his field.
Salman Khan has been called the “messiah of math,” and his free, online Khan Academy has been called the future of education. Of course, it has its share of critics. But one thing it has in abundance is friends in high places. Here are some of Khan’s biggest backers.
There were mocktails and dancing, Mindy Kaling and Chelsea Clinton. But now that the DJs have gone home and Google’s $50 million initiative to get girls coding has launched, who’s doing the work? And where’s all that money going?