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Forbes' World's 100 Most Powerful Women: Angela Ahrendts #13, Laurene Powell Jobs #14

”Last year was a tough one for women. It seemed like the we were on the verge of electing a woman as the most powerful person on the planet. 675 more words


Peter Cunningham's Education Post Chaperoned by Broad Foundation

On September 01, 2014, Lyndsey Layton of the Washington Post officially introduced Peter Cunningham’s Education Post to the world. Below is an excerpt from Layton’s article: 849 more words

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Washington Capitals' Evening News Links: The Final Roster Decisions Go Down To The Wire

News and notes from the first official practice of the 2017-2018 season, update on final roster spots, a new part-owner for the Capitals, interview with Nicklas Backstrom, GM Brian MacLellan and the team meet with the media and plenty more in this evening’s Capitals links:  479 more words


Laurene Powell Jobs is buying a big stake in NBA's Washington Wizards, NHL's Capitals sports empire

”Laurene Powell Jobs, a billionaire philanthropist, entrepreneur and president of the Emerson Collective, is buying a significant stake in Monumental Sports & Entertainment, a sprawling $2.5 billion complex that includes the NBA Wizards, NHL Capitals and Capital One Arena, people familiar with the deal said,” Thomas Heath reports for The Washington Post. 396 more words


Laurene Powell Jobs Buying Stake In DC Sports Teams

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire executive Laurene Powell Jobs has agreed to buy a 20 percent stake in Ted Leonsis’ Monumental Sports & Entertainment.

A spokeswoman for Monumental confirmed to The Associated Press that there is an agreement in place with Powell Jobs pending approval from the NBA and NHL. 193 more words


Rethinking Student Desks

In an excellent post on his blog, New York math teacher Gary Rubinstein noted the curious timing of both billionaire Laurene Powell Jobs’ four-network variety show calling for America to “rethink” high school and US ed sec Betsy DeVos’ “Rethink Schools” tour only days later. 1,131 more words

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Laurene Powell Jobs and Ron Conway will talk about investing in America's youth at Disrupt SF

The tech community and students need each other to thrive and compete and fuel innovation in this country. That’s why it is more important than ever to invest in America’s youth, and that starts with education and building opportunities for students and young grads across the U.S. 280 more words