Dr. William Jackson is the founder of Village Of Wisdom, an organization that is mobilizing a nationwide movement of families to celebrate and protect their children’s Black Genius. At 24 years-old William became the highest performing science teacher in his district but yearned to expand his impact. Consequently, he decided to pursue and complete a Ph.D. in Education at the University of North Carolina. While at UNC, William attracted the attention of consulting firm Frontline Solutions to design learning environments for professional audiences. William has been awarded the Echoing Green, Camelback Ventures Fellowships, and Education Pioneer Fellowships.