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Leaving Microsoft to Change the World

General Session

John Wood (photo)Keynote Speaker John Wood is the founder and board co-chair of Room to Read, an organization that transforms the lives of millions of children in developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. His award-winning memoir, "Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey to Educate the World's Children," was translated into 20 languages. 

During his International Conference presentation, Wood will discuss how to enhance awareness by empowering others to share your story, create buy-in on long-term initiatives, and inspire action by personalizing complex social issues.                 

 

             
    
                              
Interested in learning more? Check out Room to Read’s Video Blog.


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