Kanya Balakrishna

Co-Founder & President of The Future Project

Kanya Balakrishna Biography

Kanya Balakrishna is the co-founder and president of The Future Project, a national initiative to revolutionize education by transforming schools into places where every young person can discover their passion and purpose and build the skills to change their lives and the world for the better.

Launched in 2011, The Future Project recruits, trains, and dispatches transformational leaders into high schools across the country. These leaders partner with teachers and community members to inspire and equip students to build passion-driven Future Projects in order to transform schools from the inside out. The Future Project has launched in more than 50 schools across seven major American cities, served more than 30,000 students, and raised $22 million in seed funding from prominent businesses, leaders, and philanthropists.

Kanya previously taught and coached students in Memphis, Tennessee, and New Haven, Connecticut. Kanya graduated from Yale, where she studied anthropology and served as managing editor of the Yale Daily News. She launched The Future Project after working as the chief speechwriter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg. Kanya has been recognized by DRK Foundation, MAKERS, Glamour, and Generation Progress.

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Kanya Balakrishna is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kanya Balakrishna for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Kanya Balakrishna generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kanya Balakrishna for an upcoming event.

Kanya Balakrishna Videos

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Kanya Balakrishna and Helping Over 50,000 Students | 3 Billion Under 30

Kanya Balakrishna News

  • How Two Young Dreamers (And Their Supporters) Are Changing American Education

    As a career coach, I spend every day helping people pursue their highest dreams for their life and work, and make those dreams a reality. Yet there are thousands of detractors in our country who claim that dreaming is for fools.

  • Be The Hero: Get to Know Kanya Balakrishna's Story

    Kanya Balakrishna is the co-founder of The Future Project, an organization committed to helping young people realize their dreams. Founded in September 2011, The Future Project is a national campaign to empower young people to live extraordinary lives of passion and purpose. Fully-embedded in high schools, their mission is to help students understand and set their own goals.


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