On September 16, about 200 people with an interest in the future of Africa gathered in New York for the announcement of the second phase of the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa. MacArthur, Ford, Rockefeller, and Carnegie are the founding partners in this work, which to date has brought more than $150 million to the work of strengthening higher education in six African countries—Ghana, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Nigeria, where MacArthur has focused its efforts. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have now joined the partnership as contributors.
May 2, 2017 - Semi-Finalist Perspectives
Sesame Workshop EVP Sherrie Westin says its partnership with the International Rescue Committee, to provide education and nurturing care to refugee children, came together out of necessity. Read More
April 25, 2017 - Semi-Finalist Perspectives
Wendy Hanamura says $100 million would allow The Internet Archive to provide libraries and learners with free, long-term access to 4 million books. Read More