Aaron Friedland

Founder & CEO of both Simbi and The Simbi Foundation.

Aaron holds a Ph.D. in Econometrics focused on the intersection of Education and Economics. Prior to starting Simbi, Aaron started the Walking School Bus, a non-profit conducting research and creating awareness around the topic, and has also worked as an analyst at the United Nations Watch in Geneva.

What is the problem?

Across the world, hundreds of millions of people cannot read, including millions of children. Meanwhile, literacy rates in the developed world are in decline. Literacy is a key determinant of financial success and long-term health for individuals and countries, but millions of children and adults around the world are illiterate.

What is the solution?