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Jackie Bezos

President and co-founder, Bezos Family Foundation

Jacklyn “Jackie” Bezos is president and co-founder of the <a href="http://www.bezosfamilyfoundation.org/">Bezos Family Foundation</a>, which supports rigorous, inspired learning environments for young people to put their education into action. Through investments in research, public awareness and programs, the foundation aims to elevate the field of education and improve life outcomes for children. At the core of the foundation’s work is a belief that all young people deserve the chance to achieve their full potential and make a meaningful contribution to society. Through the foundation, Bezos has pioneered collaborative initiatives that give young people a platform to co-create solutions, including the <a href="http://www.bezosfamilyfoundation.org/scholars">Bezos Scholars Program</a> at the Aspen Institute, the <a href="http://www.theaspenchallenge.org/">Aspen Challenge</a> and <a href="http://studentsrebuild.org/">Students Rebuild</a>. She serves on the board of directors for the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences (I-LABS), TED-Ed, Global Nomads Group, Thrive by Five Washington and the Robin Hood Foundation.

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