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Recent protests at Smith College, which succeeded in getting International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde to withdraw as commencement speaker, highlight a phenomenon where college students across the country are unwilling to hear viewpoints different than their own.
While college graduates are more likely to climb the economic ladder, very few low-income people make it that far. In other words, our system of postsecondary education does promote social mobility, but only for the small segment of low-income Americans who actually finish a credential.
We welcome you to join us as Brown shares her perspective on the role of the courts in seeking educational justice and advocating for continued reform.
AEI welcomes you to this Philanthropic Freedom Project event, in which Novogratz will describe her work investing in early-stage enterprises, what she has learned at the helm of Acumen, and the role entrepreneurship can play in the fight against global poverty.