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Meet Alexandra Van Houtte, the 28-year-old entrepreneur behind the industry’s smartest search engine.
Miguel Pizarro is a quasi-socialist whose crusade against Venezuela’s ruling regime might spark “a doomsday confrontation.”
Vivek Viswanathan, seeking to be California’s next treasurer, joins a crew of Clinton alums carving their own path.
Unassuming animator Angela Hill, from New York’s tiny Cooper Union art school, becomes Overkill, a costume-wearing fighter, and it’s not a movie.
Young journalist-turned-entrepreneur Audrey Cheng is coaching the next generation of Kenyan coding wizards.
Newark real estate mogul Ron Beit believes teachers — not Fortune 500 companies — can put U.S. cities on the path to prosperity.
Mikie Sherrill’s background as a helicopter pilot and Russia expert could help Democrats turn Washington.
Laid off from a hedge fund, Tim Chen founded NerdWallet, which offers financial tools and advice to more than 100 million annually.
Muhammad Noor is using Blockchain to serve the needs of a stateless people.
Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr was elected mayor by a huge margin — but can she deliver on her ambitious plans?
Trey Mancini’s rise has been as swift and dominant as some of the game’s biggest stars — without the name recognition.
Columbia University’s Lisa Goddard helps developing countries anticipate and prepare for the next weather emergency.