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Imaginable Futures is a global philanthropic investment firm driven by impact and the belief that learning is key to well-being and equitable, healthy systems. Imaginable Futures is committed to shifting inequitable systems and moving barriers standing in the way of learners, families and communities from thriving and reaching their fullest potential. To do so, Imaginable Futures collaborates with changemakers and those most impacted to solve complex education challenges and co-design solutions that work for communities. With partners across public, private and social sectors in Brazil, Sub-Saharan Africa and the United States, Imaginable Futures is co-creating transformational solutions in local, national and global contexts for learners of all ages. Imaginable Futures is a venture of The Omidyar Group. Learn more at www.imaginablefutures.com. Visit imaginablefutures.com and @imaginablefut.
African Leadership Academy
African Leadership Academy (ALA) is a pre-eminent educational institution that seeks to transform Africa by identifying, developing, and connecting its future leaders. The Academy was founded on the philosophy that a new generation of ethical, committed leaders is the key to Africa’s development. ALA is the training ground for these future leaders. To achieve our mission of developing the next generation of African leaders, ALA has attracted a diverse “staffulty” (staff and faculty) of global change makers: world-class professionals who share our values and passion for Africa and her youth. Working at ALA means being part of a community of diverse cultures driven by a shared commitment to creating positive social change on the African continent. We seek talented dynamic professionals and passionate people to join our team, who will add to the current fabric of staff and faculty with an enthusiasm for Africa and its youthful leaders.
ALU is pioneering a fresh approach to higher education in the 21st century; offering accredited programmes in a unique and imaginative way by integrating students’ learning with the real world. It is known for its entrepreneurship character and facilitating the declaration of life “missions” not just academic “majors.” ALU has its presence in Mauritius and Rwanda. Follow us to learn more on how we are reshaping the future of education and leadership through our student-driven, project-based, and mission-oriented approach to create agile, lifelong learners who can adapt to a changing world.
All Our Kin is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that trains, supports, and sustains family child care educators—transforming opportunities by ensuring that children and families have the foundation they need to succeed in school and in life. Through our programs, child care professionals succeed as businesspeople; parents—aided by access to stable, high-quality early care and education—thrive within the workforce; and above all, children gain the educational foundation that lays the groundwork for achievement in school and beyond.
The Alliance for Early Success is a catalyst for putting vulnerable young children on a path to success. As an alliance of state, national, and funding partners, our goal is to advance state policies that lead to improved health, learning, and economic outcomes for young children, starting at birth and continuing through age eight. We create and enhance partnerships by bringing leaders together in new and innovative ways, with the goal of achieving results faster and better than anyone could do alone. Three hallmarks make the Alliance unique. We promote partnerships within and among state, national, and funding partners, and with organizations linking policy to practice. We pool, leverage, and align funding to make grants, curate technical assistance, and allow partners to rapidly respond to threats and opportunities. We provide leadership to promote, communicate, and advance a shared vision, knowledge, and voice with our partners.
Offering both professional learning services and a technology platform, Altitude Learning partners with schools and districts to catalyze and accelerate their shift to learner-centric education. We meet educators where they are and support their adaptive and technical change toward learner-centered. This occurs through workshops, educator academies, and innovation zones, and is combined with a uniquely comprehensive platform enabling this learning pedagogy to be put into practice.
Andela is solving the technical talent shortage by building distributed engineering teams with Africa's most talented software engineers. In five years & counting, Andela has hired over 1,000 engineers and become known as the "Best Place to Work in Africa," with tech campuses in Lagos, Nairobi, Kampala, and Kigali. Andela software engineers work as full-time engineers with companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to high-growth startups like Gusto and Cloudflare.
Binti builds software with the goal of helping every child have a safe, stable, and loving family. 400,000 children are currently in foster care in the US and millions are in orphanages around the world. 30% of the US’s homeless population and 25% of prison inmates are former foster youth. It’s clear that children who don’t have families don’t have a fair chance at life and Binti wants to change this. Binti is a mission-driven, technology company based in Oakland, California.
Blended is a communication platform for schools that brings all education services together, creating a single unified place to access student information. With more than 250.000 users in Latin America, Blended helps schools build stronger relationships with students and parents. Administrators are able to integrate all school services into one platform, allowing them to manage complex processes like grading, attendance or content management from a single place. When parents use Blended for the first time, they realize this is not just another app, it’s a whole new way of being close to your kids. Real time notifications regarding grading and attendance, an intuitive calendar, photos, videos and comprehensive analytics for an active participation in your child’s education.
At Bridge, our mission is to provide millions of children with a life-changing education. We are committed to helping achieve United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4: to ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning. We believe every child has the right to education. To realise this, we work in partnership with governments, communities, teachers, and parents to improve government schools and deliver great community schools for primary and pre-primary pupils. By providing a life-changing education to children in underserved communities, we help put children, their families, and their countries on a better development path. Education is one of the most effective ways to end the cycle of poverty; enabling growth, peace, and prosperity.
Brightwheel is the leading platform for early education that combines SaaS, Payments, and a consumer-like daily experience. With brightwheel, teachers save valuable time through easy tools for assessment, communication, and photo sharing; administrators can manage their business with enrollment, reporting, and online bill pay; parents get a beautiful, real-time view of their child’s day that helps them participate in the learning + continue it at home. Brightwheel is the fastest growing and top reviewed product in early education - a $100B US market. Investors include Addition, Bessemer, Emerson Collective, GGV Capital, Lowercase Capital, and Mark Cuban. We're hiring!