• Luz Rello
    Luz Rello is a Spanish researcher who has dedicated her PhD research and fellowship to studying and understanding dyslexia.
  • Alexander Faludy
    Alexander Faludy is known as a child prodigy because of his vast intelligence. From England, he truly has defied all odds to get where he is today.
  • Beryl Benacerraf
    World-renowned radiology expert, Beryl Benacerraf, also struggled with dyslexia.
  • Brian Meersma
    ​Through his hard work exploring assistive technology and helping others, seventeen-year-old Brian Meersma embodies the term self-advocacy.
  • Carol Greider
    For a woman who has made a breakthrough in DNA and cancer research and won a Nobel Prize, it’s hard to imagine that she was barely accepted to graduate school.
  • Growing up, Catherine Drennan would have never imagined herself as a professor in chemistry and biology at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
  • Pete Conrad
    Charles “Pete” Conrad, commander of the second mission to the moon, Apollo 12, was one of the first people to set foot on the moon.
  • Craig McCaw
    Craig McCaw took over the family business after his father passed away, building a $12.6 billion cellular company that began in his Stanford dorm room.
  • Diane Swonk is a financial commentator on national and international television. She is also an internationally recognized economist.
  • Dr. Helen Taussig
    Dr. Helen Taussig persisted through years of higher education and medical school despite dyslexia and is now known as the founder of pediatric cardiology.
  • Dr. Aderin-Pocock gives a Ted Talk on stage in front of an audience.
    Dr. Aderin-Pocock does not let dyslexia stand in the way of her dream to reach the stars.
  • Fred Epstein
    Despite struggling with learning disabilities, Fred Epstein became one of the most innovative neurosurgeons in the pediatric field.
  • Although Horner has had a very prolific career as a renowned palaeontologist, the road to where he is now has been a rocky one.
  • James Lovelock
    Now a common name in climate change discourse, James Lovelock became famous as the founder of the Gaia hypothesis, but is also known for his stance on global warming.
  • Pete Denman
    Pete Denman designed Stephen Hawking's speech software
  • Success Stories: Robert Ballard
    Dr. Robert Ballard is among the most accomplished of the world's deep-sea explorers, best known for his historic discovery of the R.M.S. Titanic shipwreck.
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