Keynote Speaker

Tuesday, May 5
1:15 p.m. ─ 2:15 p.m.

CHARLES BEST
Founder and
CEO DonorsChoose.org

Charles Best leads DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit organization that provides a simple way to address educational inequity. At DonorsChoose.org, public school teachers create classroom project requests and donors can pick the projects they want to support. Best launched the organization in 2000 out of a Bronx public high school where he taught history. DonorsChoose.org is one of Oprah Winfrey's "ultimate favorite things" and was featured on the cover of Fast Company as one of the "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World." For three years, Fortune Magazine has named Best to its "40 under 40 hottest rising stars in business.”












2015 World Conference on
Quality and Improvement
May 4 – 6, 2015  |  Nashville, TN  |  Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center