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Jeffrey Martěn of HonorCode Helps Teachers and Students Crack Coding

Jeffrey Martěn is founder, president and CEO of HonorCode. The non-profit organization was the recipient of $425,000 for winning the Forbes Change the World Competition. HonorCode is dedicated to bringing coding curriculum and social-emotional learning to public school kids and teachers in Atlanta. Hear Martěn share his personal story of poverty, drug-addicted parents and how devoted teachers gave his future possibilities.

38:19 3/8/2017

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Moziah "Mo" Bridges is the 15-year-old CEO of Mo's Bows. The Memphis-based company, which he launched at the ripe young age of nine, specializes in handmade bow ties. The entrepreneur discusses his family business and industry takeover.
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