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America Succeeds Updates

America Succeeds Update: April 2022

ASU+GSV Summit 2022

What can we say that makes as much of an impact as a sold-out, 5,000+ attendee summit in sunny San Diego after two years of lockdowns and COVID surges? We’ll do our best to paint you a picture: read the full ASU+GSV 2022 recap here.

America Succeeds and CompTIA Take on the Durable Skills Challenge

In case you missed the big news at the ASU+GSV Summit, we are thrilled to be partnering with CompTIA & CompTIA Talent Insights on a #DurableSkills rubric! Get all the announcement details here.

Quiz Question of the Month

Don’t forget to scroll down for the answer! (Or click here for the Fast Company article.)click here for the Forbes article.)

In the News: Skills-based hiring

J.P. Morgan CEO and President, Jamie Dimon, was asked by Fortune about a trend that will shape the 2020s. His answer? Four-year college degrees are not the only path.

Read the full story and what high schools and community colleges are doing to support the new workforce.

“The reality is the future of work is about skills, not just degrees. To be clear, we continue to value college and advanced degrees, and there’s no question of their relevance. But the talent that fuels a global company like ours is increasingly diverse and includes people who do not have a four-year college education.”

Jamie Dimon, CEO & President, J.P. Morgan

Welcome to our Board of Directors, Brandon Zeigler!

Please join us in welcoming our newest board member, Brandon Zeigler. Brandon is an investor, philanthropist, and Director of Impact Investments at Global Endowment Management (GEM). Prior to joining GEM, he was a Program Officer on the K-12 Education team at the Walton Family Foundation. Brandon has extensive experience in education and philanthropy, having also served in roles at Church Farm School in Exton, Pennsylvania, and Uplift Education in Dallas, Texas. He believes in authenticity and serving those who are underinvested in. He is a connector, paying it forward and pouring into others so that they develop and supersede their own beliefs. Brandon holds a B.S. in psychology from Davidson College and an Ed.M. education policy and management from Harvard University. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc

The answer to today’s quiz is D. 

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