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Cliff Schmidt

Literacy Bridge
Founder & Executive Director
United States
Cliff founded Literacy Bridge in 2007 to make agriculture and health knowledge accessible to people without literacy skills in remote rural areas. He created an audio-based device called the "Talking Book", which led to a fellowship award presented by Bill Gates and a Clinton Global Initiative membership from President Clinton. Cliff was previously a software developer for Microsoft and a nuclear engineer for the US Navy Submarine Force. He has degrees from MIT and University of Washington.