Getting 16.4 million people better post-secondary education? Lumina Foundation has a plan for that.

August 8th, 2019

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Lumina Foundation wants to help 16.4 million people get a quality credential by 2025, and they're looking for entrepreneurs with the vision to help realize that goal. - Lumina Foundation's goal is to help people across the U.S. get a quality post-secondary education. - To do that, they're providing grants, helping to shape policy, and they're investing in innovative entrepreneurs through the Lumina Impact Ventures program. - They are looking to partner with entrepreneurs who are dedicated to helping students gain a fulfilling post-secondary education and for whom Lumina Foundation can be a strong value-add partner. - Lumina Foundation is partnering with entrepreneurs with innovative ideas to improve our education system through Lumina Impact Ventures, and why Big Think is helping them find the best ideas about the future of learning and work. - You can see the winners of the Lumina Prize here - congratulations to PeerForward and Greater Commons! Elizabeth Garlow is Lumina's impact investment officer. She most recently served as a community solutions fellow and domestic policy advisor at The White House during the Obama Administration, where she managed the President's Promise Zones initiative, working closely with local leaders to create jobs, improve educational outcomes, reduce crime and support overall economic growth. Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: If you're interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: Read more here: Follow Big Think here: YouTube: Facebook: Twitter: