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Speakers

Luz Santana

Luz Santana, M.A., Co-Director of The Right Question Institute; Co-Author, Make Just One Change: Teach Students to Ask Their Own Questions, Harvard Education Press, September 2011, has modeled in her own life—raising her family on welfare, working on the factory floor, going back to school and then sharing her new skills with others—much of what we aim to accomplish through the work of the Right Question Institute. She has extensive experience designing and implementing applications of the Right Question Educational Strategy.

She is recognized nationally for the participatory trainings and workshops she has designed and facilitated. Luz was chosen as a Community Fellow at M.I.T, and the Merrimack Valley Woman of the Year. She has served as a parent advocate in Lawrence, MA, and as an adjunct faculty member at the Springfield College - Boston Campus. In 1996, she received a Master's Degree from the Springfield College School of Human Services.

Katie Visco

Katie Visco is the founder of "Pave Your Lane," a campaign designed to empower people to find their passion, create a plan to embrace it and "run" towards it fully.  Promoting this message, in 2009, Katie ran solo across America, from Boston to San Diego, and became the second youngest and 13th woman overall to run coast to coast.  Katie is continuing to live her mission by visiting local schools, teams, and other groups to speak on the importance of living a bold and passion-driven life. She will embark on a run across all 50 states beginning in 2012.

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