Equity & Access

The Educational Implications of Michelle Obama’s Becoming

Erin Gohl and Kristen Thorson share insights from Michelle Obama’s biography, Becoming, and how parents, teachers and mentors supported her education. Read as they share her mission to provide educational structures, policies, and programs that show all students that they matter.

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Getting Smart Podcast | HigherEd Reinvented: Minerva Goes Global

Minerva founder and CEO Ben Nelson discusses this unique college's innovative undergraduate program that combines four years of world travel with interdisciplinary study to prepare its students for success in the global future.

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Future of Learning

Getting Smart Podcast | Attacking the Global Skills Gap

Mona Mourshed discusses how the Generation social initiative she leads is closing the global youth unemployment gap by placing disconnected young adults in jobs and giving them the skills and support they need for continued success.

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