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Jackie Bezos
Jacklyn “Jackie” Bezos is president and co-founder of the Bezos Family Foundation, which supports rigorous, inspired learning environments for young people to put their education into action. Through investments in research, public awareness and programs, the foundation aims to elevate the field of education and improve life outcomes for children. At the core of the foundation’s work is a belief that all young people deserve the chance to achieve their full potential and make a meaningful contribution to society. Through the foundation, Bezos has pioneered collaborative initiatives that give young people a platform to co-create solutions, including the Bezos Scholars Program at the Aspen Institute, the Aspen Challenge and Students Rebuild. She serves on the board of directors for the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences (I-LABS), TED-Ed, Global Nomads Group, Thrive by Five Washington and the Robin Hood Foundation.

Entries by Jackie Bezos

White House Summit Recognizes Early Childhood's 'Persistent Army' But Battle Isn't Over

(4) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 12:26 PM

In her opening remarks last week at the White House Summit on Early Education, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President, called the attendees of the Summit "the coalition of the willing." In a panel later that morning, Ralph Smith of the the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, looked...

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One Million Bones on the National Mall: A Global Movement for Connectedness, Collective Action

(15) Comments | Posted June 12, 2013 | 9:30 AM

On a humid Saturday, June 8th, one million bones created by students, educators, artists and activists were laid on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. as a visual petition to end genocide and mass atrocities. From 3rd Street to 7th Street, onlookers in our nation's capital saw a living memorial...

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A Cloud of Human Potential

(3) Comments | Posted February 27, 2013 | 3:55 PM

Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.

In every town in every nation, young people are moments away from inheriting complex problems. At the same time, disparities in educational opportunity and achievement are...

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