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SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

Kansas City Scholars: Mr. K’s Uncommon Way of Teaching Us to Work Together

Ewing Kauffman's commitment to education continues with the passion and support of leaders from across Kansas City to illuminate a path to-and-through college

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Power Grew from Hope in the Name of Ewing Kauffman

Ten years ago, Ashley Anderson began her journey as a Kauffman Scholar. On the 100th birthday of Ewing Kauffman, she recalls her experience and how she came full circle to serve as a Kauffman Scholars associate to continue to live out Mr. K's legacy.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Education Data Must Illuminate the Path to Improvement

Transparency isn’t simply access to education data—true transparency comes from the ability to use data to improve education.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016

Venture Capital for Mom and Pop Shops

Under-capitalized small businesses cannot unlock economies of scale, which puts them at a further financial disadvantage.

SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

City Year Kansas City

Following a one-year pilot program in two Kansas City schools, City Year Kansas City officially kicked off in five schools in September 2016, making it City Year’s 27th site. The Kauffman Foundation partnered with a coalition of local community supporters to help bring the program to Kansas City.

SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Broadening Global Perspectives as a Youth Ambassador

Jacob Esquivel, sophomore at the Ewing Marion Kauffman School, shares his reflection from a recent trip to Argentina and Chile through the Youth Ambassadors program.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2016

Innovative Solutions Driven By Community Influence

The Lean Lab’s 2016 Incubator Fellowship welcomes parents, students and teachers to impact education innovation.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

The Gender Gap Remains Large: 3 New Insights from the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs (ASE)

While the gender gap persists, the average revenue of female-owned firms is on the rise.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Our Formula for Economically Empowering Women: Research + Solutions = Results

Enabling more women to become entrepreneurs and to open small businesses is one way we can help women succeed economically, helping their families and their communities.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Chutes and Ladders: the Relationship between Entrepreneurship and Inequality

Inequality has taken prominence as a pressing political issue, both in the United States and around the world. What role does entrepreneurship play in removing barriers to our collective economic security? Where does entrepreneurship break down the forces of inequality, where does it exacerbate them, and how can policy shape it into a more powerful force for economic independence?

SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

Making Kansas City Stronger with KSI Alumni

Kauffman Scholars alumni fulfill Mr. K’s dream that investing in KC students would return college graduates who invest in KC.

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

How Cities can Become Better Than the Next Silicon Valley

This guest post is the first in a series by Kauffman Foundation grantees and other partners sharing insights on entrepreneurship diversity and inclusion.

SEPTEMBER 06, 2016

Cedar Rapids Talks Diversity and Inclusion in Entrepreneurship at Mayor’s Summit

Two takeaways from the Creative Corridor

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