Education Finance: Creating Change through Impact Capital

  • 09 Apr 2018
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
  • Credit Suisse, 11 Madison Ave., Floor 2B, New York, NY 10004
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According to UNESCO, more than 617 million, or one half of all children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, signaling a learning crisis that could threaten progress on the Sustainable Development Goals developed by the UN. This discussion, with insights from panelists from Opportunity International and the Accion Venture Lab, will address the current state of education and how impact capital and the niche-focused education finance sector is being used as a catalyst for change globally.

Speakers:
  • Andrew McCusker, Head of Education Finance, Opportunity International
  • Vikas Raj, Co-Managing Director, Accion Venture Lab
Agenda
  • 6:00 - 7:15 pm: Discussion panel with Q&A
  • 7:15 - 8:00 pm: Networking reception
Location

Credit Suisse
11 Madison Ave.
Floor 2B, Paul Calello Auditorium B
New York, NY 10004

Download the UNESCO White Paper (pdf) on the state of education in areas of need worldwide.

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