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Shakia Webb
Shakia Webb is a program officer in Entrepreneurship, where she will manage a broad grant portfolio that addresses systemic inequities that impact entrepreneurs’ access to capital. Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Webb was an assistant vice president and small business relationship officer with UMB, where she originated commercial real estate (CRE) loans for small […]
Ernestine Key is a program officer in Education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where she supports Real World Learning and other education-focused initiatives through maintaining a diverse grant portfolio focused on the Kansas City region. Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Key was a program associate for Communities Foundation of Texas, where she supported […]
Employers play an essential role. Providing students with authentic problem-solving experiences allows students to see how their interests, aptitudes, and skills connect to local work opportunities. Employers can support learners by: Exploration of their industry. Engagement with content connected to the working world. Immersion through authentic environments and experiences with professionals. Whole system support, working […]