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Diana Davis Spencer

Primary School Teaching Parents? How ParentJobNet impacts low-income families through adult learning and entrepreneurship

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.03.2014 | New York
Steve Mariotti

Pat Craddick founded ParentJobNet "PJN" 9 years ago after leaving a career in finance to raise her daughter, Christina. While volunteering at P.S. 87 Elementary School on the Upper West Side, she found frustrated, under- or unemployed parents, disconnected from the workforce.

Part 2: Diana Davis Spencer, A Pioneer in International and Domestic Youth Education Initiatives

Paul Wisenthal | Posted 02.27.2013 | Impact
Paul Wisenthal

Soon after moving to America he met Diana Davis Spencer. He recalls, "She was the first American to invite me into her Washington, D.C. home for Thanksgiving dinner" -- a tradition that's been carried on for the past four years.

Part 1: Use It Up, Wear It Out or Do Without

Paul Wisenthal | Posted 02.26.2013 | Impact
Paul Wisenthal

At a time when the United States' declining share of global college graduates threatens our country's future economic competitiveness, Diana Davis Spencer is reversing this trend.