The U.S. economy is intricately tied to the education of its workforce. COVID highlighted the persistent challenges in our schools, including unequal access, segregated classrooms, and a growing student debt crisis, calling into question the purpose of education and the responsibility of business, government and philanthropy for providing it. In a republic and capitalist economy that depends on an educated citizenry, how should we reimagine education at this critical time?
How does tech affect us? How does it shape who we are?
With the bounds of AI and other technology being pushed further each day, what will our collective future look like?
Examine new ways to think about work in light of the changes prompted by the pandemic.
Examine the way race interacts with structures of power, and how systemic racism manifests itself in institutions and our daily lives.