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Forbes Under 30 Summit Sets To Improve US Education


The Annual Forbes Under 30 Summit is on its way. And a portion is going to happen in the Northeastern University.

The Forbes Under 30 Summit is a four day event held in different cities. It started this Sunday and the event includes panels that are experts on music, food, philanthropy and more. There will be four different stages set up in each city and Northeastern University's Blackman Auditorium is one of them.

Northeastern's platform is going to take on the Impact Stage of the summit, cites Northeastern. Celebrity Chrissy Teigen, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis are the participants for this stage. The event is happening from Monday October 17 until Tuesday October 18.

And the best thing is, this event is free for Northeastern students and staff. As long as you have a valid Northeastern ID, you can attend the Summit Stage. Different topics in the Summit will cover everything from Politics in the 21st Century, to improving United States Education. There is also going to be a short documentary film competition on how to improve the US education outcomes.

If you are interested to join the event this Tuesday, it is going to start at 10:00 AM. The event will start off with "Politics in the 21st Century" with Colin Goddard, the senior policy advocate for Everytown for Gun Safety. Then Chrissy Teigen is going to deliver her keynote address for "The Model of Disruption."

"Chrissy Teigen has parlayed Sports Illustrated swimsuit covers into a robust career as author, television host, entrepreneur-and digital truth-teller," a Forbes description of the discussion reads. Teigen is very vocal about her opinions during the presidential campaign. And she is known for using her social media platform for social good.

Afterwards, a Q&A panel focused on why Boston has been a leading hub for graduate and undergraduate education is set up.

Get to know Chrissy Teigen more as a celebrity and mother in the video below:

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