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HARVARD ALUMNI FOR EDUCATION (HAEd) SIG aims to create a strong, connected, collaborative community of Harvard University alumni who are practitioners, researchers, and leaders in the field of education.

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HARVARD ALUMNI FOR EDUCATION (HAEd) SIG aims to create a strong, connected, collaborative community of Harvard University alumni who are practitioners, researchers, and leaders in the field of education.

    HAEd Interview with Breaktime

    HAEd Interview with Breaktime

    An interview with Tony Shu and Connor Schoen about their social venture, Breaktime. Breaktime's mission is to bridge the gap between education/training and employment for homeless young adults, by working very closely with direct service organizations and various employers. Their partners refer young adults to Breaktime for transitonal employment and coaching. Breaktime then supports and prepares participants for sustainable employment at a local business.

    • 26 min
    EachOne TeachOne

    EachOne TeachOne

    Listen to a podcast recording of our Cambridge Each One Teach One mentoring event. We celebrated graduating students and connected with alumni for an evening of short, inspiring speeches and speed networking with experienced mentors.

    Featuring: Alejandra Iglesias, Claudia Bach, James Donald, Heyang Yin, Crystal Rose and Emily Pope.

    • 14 min
    A Conversation with Gerard Robinson, Executive Director for the Center for Advancing Opportunity

    A Conversation with Gerard Robinson, Executive Director for the Center for Advancing Opportunity

    Vanessa E. Beary (Ed.D. 2014, Ed.M. 2011), President of Harvard Alumni for Education Shared Interest Group sat down with Gerard Robinson (Ed.M. 1995), Executive Director for the Center for Advancing Opportunity to discuss his career in Education, and his path since graduating from Harvard. Robinson draws on his many experiences, from founding a charter school in New Jersey to serving as Virginia's Secretary of Education, and shares practical advice on how to improve educational opportunities for children.

    Follow Gerard: http://twitter.com/gerard_924
    Follow CAO: http://twitter.com/AdvancingOpps

    You can read more about the Center for Advancing Opportunity here:
    http://advancingopportunity.org/

    Read more about the findings from The State of Opportunity Summit, a convening on education, criminal justice, and economic mobility.
    http://advancingopportunity.org/opportunity-survey/state-opportunity-america-summit/

    • 23 min
    On Starting CommonLit: A Conversation with Michelle Brown

    On Starting CommonLit: A Conversation with Michelle Brown

    In this episode, Michelle Brown (EdM, 2014) describes her journey from Harvard to founding an award-winning, nonprofit education technology company that is dedicated to improving adolescent literacy rates. Learn more at commonlit.org. (And PS, they're hiring! Head on over to their Career page to browse through their exciting opportunities).

    Interviewer: Vanessa E. Beary, President

    Release Date: December 21, 2017

    • 26 min
    Children on the Fringes: A Conversation with Two Rabbits on Education in Cameroon and Myanmar

    Children on the Fringes: A Conversation with Two Rabbits on Education in Cameroon and Myanmar

    How can you ensure that children who are excluded from school due to war, ethnic violence, distance, or poverty still receive high quality, relevant education? In this episode, the four HGSE students behind Two Rabbits share with us how their new low cost, mp3-based program is helping children in Cameroon and Myanmar to learn. Learn more at https://chasingtworabbits.org.

    Interviewer: Nell O'Donnell, Vice President

    If you enjoyed this podcast, please follow #HAEd_podcast #HAEdAfrica and @HarvardAEd on Twitter for information on upcoming events and programming.​ You may also download this podcast on iTunes at itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/persp…d1167548458?mt=2 New episodes will be released every week.

    • 9 min
    Education Equity For All In Korea: A Conversation With Doyeon Kim

    Education Equity For All In Korea: A Conversation With Doyeon Kim

    What does it take to grow an education social enterprise in South Korea? In this episode, Doyeon Kim, Co-Founder of the Korean education social enterprise, JUMP, talks about the organization's history and milestones--from humble beginnings in May 2011 to becoming a Top 10 Finalist of the 2016 Google Impact Challenge in Korea.

    Interviewer: Rufina Park, Director of International Engagement

    If you enjoyed this podcast, please follow #HAEd_podcast #HAEdAfrica and @HarvardAEd on Twitter for information on upcoming events and programming.​ You may also download this podcast on iTunes at itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/persp…d1167548458?mt=2 New episodes will be released every week.

    • 14 min

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Awesome podcast to keep up to date on trends and ideas in the education space.

Shlee24 ,

An insightful podcast for education issues

I love tuning into this podcast to hear about important issues facing the educational landscape today. It helps keep me in tune with what is happening and is inspiring to know about so many great initiatives out there.

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Great podcast!

Love hearing about alumni doing wonderful things in the education space!

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