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  • January 8, 2024

    Improving for Impact and Equity: Voices of the Improver Community

    By Barbara Shreve

    When different stakeholders organize together to deeply understand thorny problems and to work together to learn their way into effective solutions, powerful things happen.  Last spring, individuals from around the world, who sit in different roles and connect to different parts of their educational systems, shared the headlines of their…

  • December 20, 2023

    Carnegie Learning Leadership Network Experiences Community Partnerships in Action in Guilford County Schools

    By Emily Supple, Tinkhani White, and Simone Palmer

    In mid-October, Guilford County Schools (GCS) hosted participants of the Carnegie Learning Leadership Network (Carnegie LLN) to explore career and community partnerships within the district. The focus of this network of district leadership teams, which is part of the Foundation’s larger Future of Learning portfolio, is to support, showcase, and…

  • December 18, 2023

    Inside the 2023 Global Leadership: A Q&A with Samuel Onyango Omondi

    By Carnegie Foundation

    The following Q&A features insights from Samuel Onyango Omondi, an African Leadership University (ALU) student pursuing a bachelor’s (B.Sc Hons) in software engineering. Samuel was one of 20 ALU students to participate in the 2023 Global Leadership Program, a month-long entrepreneurial leadership immersive learning experience in Silicon Valley at the…

  • December 18, 2023

    Inside the 2023 Global Leadership Program: A Q&A with Nqobile Jenipher Ncube

    By Carnegie Foundation

    The following Q&A features insights from Nqobile Jenipher Ncube, an African Leadership University (ALU) student pursuing a bachelor’s (Hons) in social sciences. Nqobile was one of 20 ALU students to participate in the 2023 Global Leadership Program, a month-long entrepreneurial leadership immersive learning experience in Silicon Valley at the Carnegie…

  • December 18, 2023

    Inside the 2023 Global Leadership Program: A Q&A with Nwalahnjie Anye Akumawah

    By Carnegie Foundation

    The following Q&A features insights from Nwalahnjie Anye Akumawah, an African Leadership University (ALU) student pursuing a bachelor’s (B.Sc Hons) in software engineering. Nwalahnjie was one of 20 ALU students to participate in the 2023 Global Leadership Program, a month-long entrepreneurial leadership immersive learning experience in Silicon Valley at the…

  • December 18, 2023

    Looking Forward:  2023 Global Leadership Program

    By Carnegie Foundation

    At the close of the Global Leadership Program this summer, student participants ran a week-long design sprint and proposed user-centered solutions to Afrocentric issues in one of the three thematic areas explored throughout the program: Education Futures (EdTech), Sustainable/Smart Agriculture, and Affordable Health (Health Tech). Students formed design teams to…