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BLACK ENTERPRISE Holds Symposium on How Schools, Businesses Can Use Technology to Close the Achievement Gap

YP_2012MarchGBM_BE_LOGOToday’s Business Crisis: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce,” Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation & Created by BLACK ENTERPRISE

What:
Black Enterprise, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, present ” Today’s Business Crisis: Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce. ” The Symposium is part of an educational series aimed to cultivate a conversation between the academic and business communities. The Columbus event will focus on how schools can partner with businesses to create innovative learning models and improve the academic performance of K-12 and postsecondary students through the use of new technology.



When:
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Time:
4:00 p.m. ““ 6:30 p.m. Symposium
Where:
Greater Columbus Convention Center, Grand Ballroom, 400 N High St., Columbus, OH
(Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110627/NY26810LOGO )

Moderators

Omar Wasow, Co-Founder, BlackPlanet.com/Co-Founder, Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School

Henry Hipps, Senior Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation



Panel: Bringing Innovation to Education

Dr. Bernard Harris, President & CEO, The Harris Foundation

David Banks, President & CEO, Foundation

Jessie Woolley-Wilson, President, CEO & Chairman, DreamBox Learning

Panel: Creating New Learning Models Through Technology

Mike Green, Co-Founder, America21 Project

Will Lucas, Founder/CEO, Classana

Mandela Schumacher-Hodge, Co-founder/COO, Tioki

Jarvis Sulcher Ph.D., , Level Playing Field Institute

Additional Program Participants

Mayor Michael B. Coleman, City of Columbus

Joe Scantlebury, Senior Program Officer for Policy Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Earl “Butch” Graves, President/CEO, BLACK ENTERPRISE

Derek Dingle, SVP/Editor-in-Chief, BLACK ENTERPRISE

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