Eduardo Saverin starts The Social Network as a student at Harvard University. He is a close friend of Mark Zuckerberg. A good student and promising businessman, Eduardo is approached by the Phoenix S-K final club.
Alan Turing changed the world not once, but twice. He altered the course of World War II by cracking codes and followed that up with groundbreaking work on computers.
Galileo is the most preeminent and influential scientist to have ever lived. In the words of Stephen Hawking, he “perhaps more than any other single person, was responsible for the birth of modern science.”
Richard Feynman was a Nobel winning physicist who is considered by many to be among the great geniuses of the Twentieth Century.
Jane Goodall is the world’s leading expert on chimpanzees and campaigns to protect their habitats. She created Roots for Shoots to encourage children to be conservationists.
Among many other things, Mae Jemison was the first African American woman to travel in space.
Dian Fossey’s studies greatly increased science’s knowledge of gorillas and she became the first person the ever be touched by one.
Rachel Carson began the environmental movement with her book, “Silent Spring”, that highlighted the damage DDT had on the environment.
Frederick Banting won the Nobel Prize for his development of treatments for sufferers of diabetes.