Former Filmmaker; Education Activist
Founder & Executive Chair, Think Equal
Leslee Udwin is the Founder and Executive Chair of the global not-for-profit education organization, Think Equal. Think Equal is both a movement and a program. Its vision is to create a safe, free, and equal world. It seeks to realize this vision through implementing its holistic and comprehensive Social and Emotional Learning Program in every Early Years classroom across the globe. This program has been designed in collaboration with global experts in neuroscience, education, and psychology. Today, Think Equal is impacting more than 170,000 children in 20 countries across 6 continents. It works in partnership with an array of preeminent institutions and organizations including UNICEF, UNESCO, the World Bank, the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Jeffrey Sachs’ Earth Institute and SDSN at Columbia University and Pope Francis’ Global Compact for Education.