Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Postsecondary Success

Conversations on Value

In a new series of videos from the Postsecondary Value Commission, members discuss higher education’s return on investment, potential for social and economic mobility, and benefits to entire communities.



Postsecondary Success Notes

In 2019, we launched the Postsecondary Value Commission and saw progress in areas like redesigning developmental education, efforts to promote and support institutional transformation, and more. But there’s still a lot to be done to eliminate race and income as predictors of student success.

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The People Behind Postsecondary Success: Nazeema Alli

Born in Queens, Program Officer Nazeema Alli learned from the example set by her parents: that hard work, ingenuity, and a bit of luck can lead to intergenerational economic mobility.

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Areas of Focus



See the latest videos, speeches, and blog posts from the field so we can work together to ensure higher education is a bridge–not a barrier–to opportunity. View All Posts


Evolution and Revolution

By Patrick Methvin Today is a big day for the Postsecondary Success strategy and our shared efforts to dramatically increase student success and eliminate race and income as predictors of that success, as we announce the launch of our Intermediaries for Scale. This diverse group of 13 organizations will work with a broad range of […]

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