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Catalysts of tomorrow:

                                             Channeling innovation for

                                             a sustainable future

          Board of Advisors
          Richard Allen, Peter Kwasi Kodjie,   Dear Readers,
          Mary McCool Berry, Gail Davvis    As the pages of this edition of the 10X Good magazine
          Carter, Fred Mednick, Rexford Akrong,
          Sylvia Guimar, Girish Menon, Navneet   unfold, we stand at a pivotal moment in history—a
          Anand, Pradeep Kumar, Christopher   juncture that intensifies the call for innovative
          Macrae, David J. Rosen, Vicky Colbert,   solutions. Our previous editions drew us into
          Alesha Anderson, Aicha Bah Diallo,
          Inger Mette Stenseth, Jon Corippo,   contemplation over unrealized potential, but today,
          Rebecca Zvomarima, Rana Dajani, Ravi   we center our thoughts on the tangible milestones
          Sreedharan, IAS Yogesh Kumar, Verona   we must achieve for our shared future.
          Dzeagu, Joanne Telser Frere, Swati
          Popat Vats, Michael Matos, Sigamoney   The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
          Naicker, David Bovill, Samuel Sasu   put forth by the United Nations are both a
          Adonteng, Nicolas Gravel, Shrutika
          Jadhav, Fraciah Kagu, Cindy Charles,   blueprint and a challenge. They represent the
          Kyle Zimmer, Nixon Joseph, Ernesto   myriad intricacies of global obstacles. Among them, SDG 4, emphasizing quality
          Schiefelbein, Sigborn Dugal, Robert   education, strikes a particularly poignant chord. The objective to ensure that
          Thorn, Stephen Peters, Peter Campling
          and Yogesh Kumar.                 70% of the world’s 10-year-olds are literate is not just an educational goal—it’s a
                                            foundational pillar for every other ambition we hope to realize. Literacy paves the
          Editor                            way for informed societies, prosperous economies, and empowered individuals.
          Dr. Sunita Gandhi                 Without it, the path to sustainability becomes even more arduous.
                                            The ticking clock reminds us that the luxury of time is not on our side. Our emphasis
          Managing Editors                  must not only be on innovation, but on rapid, strategic innovation that keeps these
          Tom Delaney                       pressing objectives at the forefront. The consequences of delay could jeopardize
          Yusra Fatima                      the very fabric of our interconnected global community.

          Consulting Editor                 In this edition, we spotlight the symbiosis between innovation and the SDGs, with
          Asit Srivastava                   a special emphasis on the transformative power of literacy and education. From
                                            pioneering educational technologies to grassroots movements reshaping learning
          Chief Sub Editors                 landscapes, we journey through the inspirations making real-world impacts.
          Jonathan Hakim                    The road ahead is riddled with challenges, yet each obstacle presents an
          Joanne Telser Frere               opportunity to reinvent, redefine, and rejuvenate. Through these pages, we implore
          Fred Mednick                      every innovator, thinker, and visionary to magnify their efforts, especially in the
          Milita Halder                     realm of literacy and education, which underpins all other pursuits.

          Graphic Artists                   To purposeful innovation and enduring solutions that amplify the good tenfold for a
          Rajnikant Sinha                   future that leaves no one behind.
          Saif Ali
          Mohammad Zohair
          Sumita Bhatt | +91 740 841 4897
                                            Dr. Sunita Gandhi
          Subscription                      Founder-CEO, DEVI Sansthan
          Ankur Srivastava | +91 727 554 1520  Former Economist, The World Bank, USA
                                            Ph.D., Physics, Cambridge University, UK
                                            Chief Advisor, Academics, City Montessori School, Lucknow, World’s Largest School (a
          Editorial                         Guinness World Record)
          12 Station Road, Lucknow 226001,
          UP, India
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