Play on Philly Founder Stanford Thompson presented at TED 2017 – The Future You.  As the founder of Play on Philly (POP) in Philadelphia, PA–an innovative education and social initiative that provides opportunities for personal development to children through the study of music—Mr. Thompson has seen his program grow from 110 youth, ages six to thirteen, in 2011 to 250 students today.

Humbled and honored to have been selected as a TED Fellow in December 2016, enjoy Mr. Thompson’s first TED Talk here