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Karim Abouelnaga is the founder & CEO of Practice Makes Perfect (PMP), a Benefit Corporation that partners with K-12 schools to deliver high quality, academic summer programs. He received over a quarter million dollars in scholarships to make his education possible. Karim founded PMP at 18. He is an author and writes for Entrepreneur, Forbes, and Linkedin. Karim is a TED Fellow and Echoing Green Fellow. At 23, he was named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 list in Education, and at 24 was named to Magic Johnson’s 32 under 32 list. In 2016, he was ranked in the top 3 most powerful young entrepreneurs under 25 in the world by Richtopia. Karim is the author of Breaking Through: From Rough to Ready. He graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and is currently working on a Master’s in Education Policy at Columbia University.