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The Jaquelin Hume Foundation engages in philanthropy by supporting free-market solutions to education reform. In this audio interview with Stanford Center for Social Innovation correspondent Ashkon Jafari, Executive Director Gisele Huff talks about the foundation’s investment strategy, and why innovation and technology initiatives are a big component of the organization’s giving. She also discusses education reform, what improvements the for-profit market can bring to K-12 education, and where the challenges to America’s school systems lie.
In Ethiopia, a foundation-led initiative uses accelerated learning techniques to give young people a second chance at an education.