Video: Going Global 2014 - Opening doors to learning

Opening the doors to learning - funding and philanthropy in higher education

Date

Wednesday 30 April 2014

Speakers

Chair: William FL Moses, Programme Director Education, Kresge Foundation, USA;

Speakers:

Mercedes V Talley, Program Director, Science, Engineering & Liberal Arts W M Keck Foundation, USA

Dr Abhijit Bhaduri, Chief Learning Officer, Wipro, India

Gezahegn Kebede, Deputy Director, Scholars Program, MasterCard Foundation, Africa

Dr Alexander Nicholas, Program Officer, Education & Technology, The Lemelson Foundation, USA

Samantha Owen, Vice-President, Business Services, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, USA

About

Higher education is essential in building social and economic capital of societies and improving work opportunities and social mobility. But access to higher education remains a global challenge. This conference session discusses the benefits and challenges of funding and philanthropy in higher education.

More information

More information on this session (4.7): http://www.britishcouncil.org/going-global/programme/sessions/funding-and-philantophy-higher-education

View all sessions from Going Global 2014: http://www.britishcouncil.org/going-global/going-global-2014