ABOUT

Short Bio:

At age 19, Nikhil Goyal is an activist and author of a book on learning, forthcoming from Doubleday/Random House in 2015. He has appeared as a commentator on MSNBC and FOX and has written for the New York Times, MSNBC, Forbes, The Nation, The Globe and Mail, and other sites. An international speaker, Goyal has spoken at more than fifty conferences and events, including Clinton Global Initiative University, Google, The Atlantic, Fast Company, NBC, MIT, Yale University, Stanford University, University of Cambridge, Barnard College, SXSW, and others. He was named to the 2013 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. He is also a recipient of the 2013 Freedom Flame Award, whose winners have included Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis. He lives in New York.

Longer Bio:

At age 19, Nikhil Goyal is an activist and author of a book on learning, forthcoming from Doubleday/Random House in 2015. He has appeared as a commentator on MSNBC and FOX and has written for the New York Times, MSNBC, Forbes, The Nation, The Globe and Mail, and other sites. An international speaker, he has spoken at more than fifty conferences and events, including Clinton Global Initiative University, Google, The Atlantic, Fast Company, NBC, MIT, Yale University, Stanford University, University of Cambridge, Barnard College, SXSW, and others.

In 2012, Goyal was named one of the “World Changers” for Dell #Inspire 100. He is also a member of the 2013 Forbes 30 Under 30: Education list and ORIGIN Magazine: The Nation’s Top Creatives.

For his efforts in education, Goyal accepted the 2013 Freedom Flame Award. Past winners have included Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis.

Goyal serves on the board of FairTest. He lives in New York.

To contact, email him at ngoyal2013@gmail.com.

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