Lumina Foundation is striving to help close the gap between the number of college graduates in the United States.
Their focus is to be to partner with investors that share the same approach as Lumina or the Director of strategic impact, John Duong. Lumina has a screening process which include; Strive for the goal of 2025, increase the number of social outcomes and MUST be led by managers with a track record of success.
By keeping with this focus, CareerVillage, an online platform where college students can ask questions to be answered by "real" people, were awarded the Social Innovation Prize for keeping students knowledgeable about educational options ahead of enrollment.
With the help of such organizations, we can work a little harder to achieve the national goal of bringing the graduation rate up. Read the Entire Article
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