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May 16, 2022
This month we spoke with Victor Hu, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Lumos Capital Group, which invests in education technology. We had a fascinating discussion on the value of early childhood education and its potential to elevate human capital and transform societies. We are also sharing a link to the first in our Lightning Talk education webinar series and invite you to register for the next one on May 19.
Feb 22, 2022
This month we spoke with the CEO of the Maharishi Invincibility Institute, an innovative higher education provider in South Africa that focuses on developing students’ socio-emotional skills. We also are sharing links to our education webinar series and our latest thought leadership.
Nov 17, 2021
This month we spoke with the CEO of Lottus Education, a leading higher education provider in Mexico, and we’re sharing the latest publications, webinars, and clients in the news. As always, please send us your comments and suggestions for future issues.
Sep 20, 2021
This month we spoke with the CEO of upGrad, a leading online higher education provider in India, and we’re also sharing our latest articles, webinars, and clients in the news. As always, please send us your comments and suggestions for future issues.
Apr 28, 2021
This month we’re focusing on employability skills, highlighting work being done by Vitae, an innovation of IFC that’s helping universities analyze and improve how well they are preparing students for jobs. We’ve also interviewed the director of strategy at Strathmore University in Kenya about the university’s experiences providing high-quality jobs-oriented education for students.
Feb 18, 2021
This month we’re sharing an interview with Clery Neyra, Director of Innovation and Transformation at UPC, a university in Peru, as well links to our latest webinars exploring how tertiary education is adapting and innovating in the face of crisis.
Nov 25, 2020
We are pleased to share with you an interview with Christopher ‘Chip’ Paucek, Co-Founder and CEO of 2U, as well as updates about new thought leadership pieces and new links to our webinar series.
Sep 10, 2020
We are pleased to share with you our recent article in Forbes Mexico and an interview we did with Fernando Reimers, a professor of international education policy at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. We’ve also launched a webinar series on education, with more information below.
Jun 10, 2020
We are pleased to share with you some recent thought leadership pieces and an interview designed to provide investors and experts with insights into the education field. Venture capital entrepreneur Matt Greenfield of Rethink Education is interviewed on the future of EdTech investing in emerging markets. We also published a piece in the World Economic Forum Platform on how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing delivery of tertiary education, and issued a new case study on Coursera, the innovative online higher education platform.
Mar 16, 2020
We are pleased to share our newest Expert Voices interview—with Luis Garza, an entrepreneur working in Colombia and Mexico—along with the latest IFC and World Bank thought leadership pieces on education.