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President, Southern New Hampshire University
Dr. Paul J. LeBlanc is President of Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). Under the 13 years of Paul’s direction, SNHU has more grown from 2800 students to nearly 100,000 and is one of the largest non-profit providers of online higher education in the country, and the first to have a full competency-based degree program untethered to the credit hour or classes approved by a regional accreditor and the US Department of Education.
Creator and Host, "Note to Self" Podcast, WNYC Studios
Manoush is co-founder of Stable Genius Productions, a media company with a mission to help people navigate personal and global change. StableG uses podcasts as a lab to test new ways journalists can educate, entertain, and inspire through narrative.
Investigating how technology is transforming humanity is Manoush's passion and expertise. In 2017, she wrote a book, Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Creative Self (St. Martin’s Press) and gave a TED Talk about surviving information overload and the “Attention Economy.”
Before founding StableG, Manoush created, hosted, and was managing editor of “Note to Self” at WNYC Studios, which the Academy of Podcasters named Best Tech Podcast of 2017. She's won numerous awards, include The Gracie in 2014 and 2018 for Best Radio Host. Her team won a Webby in 2018 for The Privacy Paradox, an interactive digital project about personal data.
Manoush is currently working on projects that include a podcast about women and tech, the blockchain, and anxiety.