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Check out a new CNN show produced by TY alumnus, Joshua Belsky. Josh is a TV producer who recently developed, piloted and helped launch the new show, The Next List. Hosted by CNN’s Dr Sanjay Gupta, The Next List profiles agents-of-change by exploring their passion, personal history and unique thinking which empowers their successes that will ultimately impact all our lives.

Each week we profile innovators, visionaries and agents of change. They’re not household names just yet, but they’re movers and shakers in their own world. We’re introducing them to you because these individuals are steadily mapping the course to the future with their new ideas. Like our Next Listers, we aim to be as innovative, visionary and passionate about telling you their stories. Join us.

WHO: Hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta
WHEN:
Sundays at 2pm E.T.
WHERE:
Only on CNN

This week the show focuses on Heather Knight, a social roboticist. From the Next List blog:

Heather Knight is an intelligent, outgoing, bubbly tech geek. Oh, and did we mention she's also a social roboticist?

So, what's a social roboticist, you ask? Heather says the best way to explain what she does, is to show you herself. So take a look at "The Next List's" amazing profile of Heather Knight and her robot, Data. She'll dazzle you with her ability to merge techy robotics with inspiring art, acting and choreography. Plus, she and Data, make a terrific standup comedy duo.

Together she and Data explore the roles of how humans and robots interact. And Heather's using that information to make better technology that can help people flourish — now and for years to come.

Watch the segment about Heather Knight and other stories that have made the Next List here.

Josh Belsky, from Ganei Yehudah, was a camper at TY 1980-1984, attended Year Course 1984-85, worked at TY in 1986 and was a madrich for Hadracha in 1987.

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