Emiliano Salinas, the son of former Mexican president Carlos Salinas de Gortari, is helping communities throughout Mexico organize and peacefully respond to escalating violence.
In 2004, Salman Khan, a hedge fund analyst, began posting math tutorials on YouTube. Six years later, he has posted more than 2.000 tutorials, which are viewed nearly 100,000 times around the world each day.
Known for her compassionate work with the terminally ill, Joan Halifax is a driving force of socially engaged Buddhism.
Google executive Wael Ghonim began a Facebook page that galvanized protest in Egypt’s democratic revolution.