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AmCham Shanghai's Education Committee welcomes you to attend our next event, on March 27th from 12:00 - 13:30 at the AmCham Shanghai Conference Center, as we welcome Jay Kimmelman, CEO and Co-Founder of Bridge International Academies, to share how big data is transforming Education in the Global South.

For millions of children living in emerging markets, an education moonshot is needed to ensure generations of children and their communities can thrive economically and socially. Over the past nine years, an innovative, technology-driven approach has been transforming education for the world’s most deserving but underserved families in Africa and Asia at an unprecedented scale of hundreds of thousands of children.

An unexpected alliance of the world's largest venture capital and private equity funds, an emerging-market-based management team, forward-looking governments partners and 7,000 employees have harnessed the power of big data and affordable mobile technology, to create a network of thousands of physical schools delivering learning outcomes that rival the highest performing U.S. charter school networks but at 1% of the cost.

Currently expanding at a rate or more than one new school every day globally, Bridge International Academies is on its way to achieve its vision of 10 million children in emerging markets. Bridge has invested more than $100 million in its platform and is backed by the world's leading venture investors, including New Enterprise Associates, Khosla Ventures, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, IFC, and the Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Fund. Come to hear the story of its' success, challenges, and the technology-approach behind this unique organization.

Agenda

12 PM

30 mins

Registration

12:30 PM

40 mins

Presentation

1:10 PM

15 mins

Q & A

1:25 PM

1:30 PM

Event ends

Speakers

  • Jay Kimmelman (CEO and Co-Founder of Bridge International Academies)

    Jay Kimmelman

    CEO and Co-Founder of Bridge International Academies

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