Two Bowdoin Alumni Among Time’s 100 Most Influential

Time magazine named Harlem Children’s Zone founder Geoffrey Canada ’74 and Netflix founder Reed Hastings ’83 among its “100 Most Influential People in the World” for 2011.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan profiles Geoffrey Canada ’74.

Academy-Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey on Reed Hastings ’83.

Twelve percent of the people on this international list were educated at American liberal arts colleges/universities, though only four educational institutions worldwide have more than one alumnus on the list-Stanford counts three; Bowdoin, Harvard, and Eton each count two. (With thanks to Jamon Bollock ’98 for clarifying an earlier version of this post.)