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
- Robert Hughes, K-12 Director, Education, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
All interested funders.
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3:00 - 4:30 PM Program
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