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Watch Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies beginning March 30. The three-part, six-hour PBS documentary by Ken Burns was based on Siddhartha Mukherjee's Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Emperor of All Maladies. “The series is the most comprehensive documentary on a single disease ever made.”

Known around the globe for his innovative, employee-centric management style, Ricardo Semler is a true visionary. In his recent TEDGlobal talk, Ricardo describes his radical form of business from rethinking board meetings to vacation days. “It’s a vision that rewards the wisdom of workers, promotes work-life balance — and leads to some deep insight on what work, and life, is really all about.” Ricardo takes this approach to rethinking our school system.

Emily Parker draws on a unique background in political journalism, technology, and international relations to explain how the internet is transforming global politics. Her book, Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices from the Internet Underground, is an in-depth exploration of Cuba on the brink of change. It shines a light on activist and grassroots movements around the world, showing how the internet and social media have powered protest and change in China, Cuba, Russia, and the Middle East. Watch Emily in her recent talk Voices from the Internet Underground. Read her recent article on Politico.com Why Cuba Needs the Internet.

Kathleen Sebelius is one of America’s leading voices on health policy, health care reform, and human service delivery. As Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services from April 2009 through June 2014, she led the charge for the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the most significant health reform in half a century.

At the cutting edge of industrial innovation, JB Straubel is part of the founding team and the Chief Technical Officer of Tesla Motors, the electric car company based in Palo Alto, California. At Tesla, Straubel oversees the technical and engineering design of the vehicles. In addition to his work at Tesla, Straubel is also on the Board of Directors for Solar City. He is a lecturer at his alma mater, Stanford University, where he teaches the popular Energy Storage Integration class in the Atmosphere and Energy Program. Prior to Tesla Motors, Straubel was the CTO and co-founder of Volacom, where he co-invented and patented the new long-endurance hybrid propulsion concept that was later licensed to Boeing.