AMA with Sal Khan

An event hosted by@Henry profile picture@Henry
Oct 28, 2022
11:00 PM–12:00 AM

Hey Hack Clubbers πŸ‘‹πŸΌ I'm excited to announce that in 2 weeks, @Damicake and I are hosting an AMA with Sal Khan!

During the AMA you'll be asking him questions, and we'll learning more about who he is and what he does!

Sal Khan founded Khan Academy as a non-profit in 2008, and it now has over ✨50,000 challenges, 3,000 articles, and 10,000 videos ✨ β€” many of them made by Sal Khan himself. The content covers everything from basic math and history to SAT prep, reaching millions of students. It's helped both me and @Damicake a ton. Personally, I first learned to code using Khan Academy's computer science courses in elementary school, and I've learned so much about all sorts of subjects from Sal's videos.

Here's some random facts about Sal: πŸ…Sal was named one of the Time 100 most influential people in the world in 2012 🌎 Over 135 million people from 190 countries use Khan Academy, and it has content in 50+ languages πŸŽ₯ Sal started making educational videos on YouTube in 2006 to help teach family members, and has been making videos ever since πŸ’» He has degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT, along with an MBA from Harvard πŸŽ“ He received an Honorary Doctor of Law degree from Harvard University in 2021 🏫 Sal Khan also founded in response to the COVID pandemic, a virtual tutoring site

Join us via Zoom on October 28th at 7pm EST by joining our slack and reacting with the khan-academy emoji to this announcement message RSVP. We can't wait to see you there!

Shoutout to @Ramiz for securing this AMA! PS: What is your personal relationship with Khan Academy?

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