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Overcoming obstacles and transforming STEM education in Jamaica

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Overcoming obstacles and transforming STEM education in Jamaica By Zoe Sweet “All I wanted to do was make an impact that will transform the education system in Jamaica,” says Kavelle Hylton , a 2022 YLAI Fellow and founder of STEM Builders Learning Hub. She set out to prove that women can be just as focused as men.

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How this theater director built accessible creative spaces to connect communities in Peru 

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

How this theater director built accessible creative spaces to connect communities in Peru By Jewelle Saunders “Art can transform society,” says Déborah Grández Seminario. Creating change for your community Déborah is the manager, producer and director of various cultural products on disability and inclusion.

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online education: tips and resources for innovation and entrepreneurship educators

Venture Well

We’ve compiled key learnings and best practices from educators in our community who have adjusted to the demands of online education. The post online education: tips and resources for innovation and entrepreneurship educators appeared first on VentureWell.

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Educating Electeds

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

They are also correct that community banks and minority owned banks are closing at a rapid rate, which is contributing to these alarming unbanked and underbanked numbers. These elected officials are correct that way too many people in the US are unbanked or underbanked.

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Innovating education and gender equality in Mexico

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

Innovating education and gender equality in Mexico “Education is transformation. Through education, we can provide women with opportunities to change their lives,” says 2016 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Fellow Frissia Monsivais. In 2014, Frissia started the First Leadership Center at a university in Mexico.

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SourceLink + National League of Cities – Impacting Entrepreneurship in Rural Communities

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Both communities recently participated in NLC’s City Innovation Ecosystems (CIE) program, offered in partnership with and support from the Kauffman Foundation. Our team’s experience in entrepreneurial data analysis and asset mapping helped both communities to organize and visualize their ecosystem of resources. “We

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How to Create a Healthy Local Startup and Tech Community

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That prediction obviously turned out pretty wrong, but it did drum up a whole lot of chatter about the right ingredients for building a startup community—about New York vs Boston on the East Coast and whether cities like Austin and Seattle would ever break through. What makes people like that want to live in any particular community?