|Name of AAPI
|Salman “Sal” Khan
|What is the person’s Asian heritage or
|Bangladeshi and Indian parents
|Area of Influence
|Date of birth or time period
|Oct 2, 1976 – present
|How did this individual make a contribution to their field or to society/culture at large?
|He created a platform where he upload videos about different topics that are very beneficial to students like me.
|What surprised you as you were learning about this person?
|I read that he started off tutoring his cousin remotely, and that eventually progressed to what we have today. I think it is cool that someone can start from something so simple and get this big.
|Resources to share if others want to learn
more (optional)–list websites, books, or other resources you used to learn
about the person
|Ted Talk – https://www.khanacademy.org/college-careers-more/talks-and-interviews/talks-and-interviews-unit/conversations-with-sal/v/lets-teach-for-mastery-not-test-scores-sal-khan