Support advancement of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s teacher preparation program to create classroom-ready teachers for Kansas City’s urban schools.
Support SPN’s policy workshop “Clearing Paths to Entrepreneurship in the States”, develop a toolkit, and facilitate a working group of its members seeking to improve state policy for entrepreneurs.
Support for the 25th Anniversary Celebration in Kansas City, Missouri, October 3, 2017.
Support for testing and scaling new, actionable metrics to assess, understand and spur the growth of entrepreneurial communities.
Support for afterschool programming for underserved youth in the Olathe and Shawnee Mission School Districts.
Support for afterschool programming for underserved youth in Kansas City's urban core.
Sponsorship of the 7th Annual Mentors Challenge in Kansas City, Missouri, November 1, 2017.
Support for the 2017 Women in Science & Entrepreneurship (WISE) conference in Kansas City, Missouri, October 10, 2017.
Support for (1) the New American Dream conference in Washington, D.C., October 20, 2017, (2) a 2018 book outlining actionable ideas for innovation-for-jobs policies and approaches, and (3) capacity building for the organization.
Support for the World Residency Program to examine what "The Future of Work" might look like in Los Angeles 2025, in the context of artificial intelligence and other disruptive innovations.