Stories and insights that underscore the essential role of education and entrepreneurship in empowering all people to shape their futures, create vibrant communities, and grow an inclusive economy.
In rural Virginia, and in cities across the country, creating open, inclusive environments that benefit the LGBTQ community benefit the larger entrepreneurial community, as well.
While the daily grind of entrepreneurship can be isolating, a strong, purposeful community can create needed connections.
Our education system must prepare students for learning, work, and life after high school in a rapidly changing world, which means the time to provide real-world learning opportunities – for all students – is now.
From building intentionality into strategic initiatives to responding to the impact of emerging technologies rapidly reshaping the workforce, experts discuss the ‘human-first’ approach cities need to evolve economic development.
"You're doing something in a way that's never been done before for people that have never been included in the process. That's power. You are the evolution. The revolution."— Dell Gines, senior community development advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Ewing Marion Kauffman believed every person has the opportunity to be uncommon and take risks to achieve success.