One Size Doesn’t Fit All: A Conversation about Education with the Gates Foundation’s Bob Hughes

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm EST
Philanthropy New York; 1500 Broadway, 7th Floor, NYC 10036
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Robert Hughes has served for many years as an advocate and champion of public education in New York City. In 2016 Bob transitioned from being President of New Visions Public school to becoming the K-12 Strategy Director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Just before heading off to Seattle, Bob shared his insights and perspectives as a grantee partner.  Now, two years into being a grantmaker, join us as Bob reflects on the role of being grantmaker and how his years as an advocate have influenced his strategies at the  Gates Foundation.

  • Bob’s transition from grantee to grantmaker
  • The latest developments Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation K-12 strategy


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All interested funders.


2:45 - 3:00 PM   Check-in 
3:00 - 4:30 PM  Program

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