At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, we believe that every person deserves the chance to live a healthy, productive life. In the U.S., this means expanding life-changing opportunities, including – and especially – education.
Getting an education after high school is critical in today’s economy. Virtually all of the jobs created in recent years require at least some postsecondary education. At the same time, the likelihood of accessing and completing that education depends on a person’s race or income. It shouldn’t, and we are working to change that.
We and our partners work with colleges and universities to transform themselves so that more students – especially low-income and first-generation students, students of color, and working adults – can achieve their educational goals.
Deputy Director – Data, Measurement, Learning and Evaluation
Dr. Tiffany Jones leads the foundation’s team responsible for using postsecondary data, measurement, learning, and evaluation to help reach the Postsecondary Success strategy’s goals of dramatically increasing student success and eliminating race, ethnicity, and income as predictors of that success.
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Deputy Director – Transformation
Dr. Archie P. Cubarrubia leads the foundation’s team responsible for understanding how colleges and universities transform themselves to dramatically improve their performance and eliminate student success gaps and translating that understanding into useful tools, methods, and resources.
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