Karim is CEO of Practice Makes Perfect, a company that partners with low-income schools to help narrow the achievement gap. He received over a quarter million dollars in scholarships to make his education possible. Karim founded PMP at 18. He is an author, a TED Fellow and Echoing Green Fellow. At 23, he was named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 list in Education, and at 24 was named to Magic Johnson’s 32 under 32 list. In 2016, he was ranked in the top 3 most powerful young entrepreneurs under 25 in the world. Karim’s TED Talk was named one of the 9 Most Inspiring Talks of 2017 and his Forbes day-in-the-life feature is Forbes’ second most viewed of all time, collectively garnering over 4 million views. He graduated in the top 10% of his class from Cornell University and is working on a Master’s in Education Policy at Columbia University.
A summer school kids actually want to attend - TED
Equal Is Inherently Unequal - B Lab
Passion vs. Purpose - Cornell @ New York Times Center
I Wake Up Every Day At 4:30 - Relentless | Forbes
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