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Equity as a Verb: Lessons from and with Grantees

The privilege inherent in grantmaking and philanthropy’s conventions can create obstacles for deepening relationships with grantees and addressing the complexity essential to creating social change. In this EdFunders case study, we explore how one funder created space for advancing shared action around these challenges in their co-designed grantee convenings. 

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The Future of Smart: Episode 10

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Building Community from Crisis: A Collaborative Fund for the Out-of-School Time Field

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April 2022

The Future of Education is Human-Centered - A Conversation with Ulcca Joshi Hansen

"If we can admit all kids are not the same, why are we still trying to drive them through the same factory system of education?" This week Dr. Ulcca Joshi Hansen stops by to share her thoughts on centering humanity and relationships at all levels of our school systems.

Free Range Humans Podcast
April 2022

Episode 140 - The Future of Smart with Ulcca Joshi Hansen

Fabienne Vailes speaks with Ulcca Joshi Hansen - author of The Future of Smart: How our education systems need to change to help all young people thrive and Chief Program Officer at Grantmakers for Education.

Flourishing Education Podcast
April 2022

How Women Billionaires Are Changing the Face of Early Childhood Education and Care - and Philanthropy

According to a study by Grantmakers for Education, only 4% of education grant dollars were going to early care and education in 2019.

April 2022

Episode 32: Dr. Ulcca Joshi Hansen, the Future of Smart

In this episode Ulcca reminds us that if we want to look forward and change this system, we must start by first looking back and understanding how we got here. She also highlights that we must focus on our sphere of influence and not be afraid to make changes in the systems we directly work in. 

Education Suspended Podcast
March 2022

Deeper Learning as a Radical Resistance

Ulcca Joshi Hansen was interviewed by Tony Simmons, Executive Director of High School for Recording Arts and Director of National Faculty and Strategic Partnerships for the High Tech High Graduate School of Education, as well as Laura McBain, K12 Lab Director of Community and Implementation at the Stanford as part of the Deeper Learning 2022 Dens on Demand.

High Tech High
March 2022

Building the Future of Smart

The disruption of the coronavirus pandemic was a reminder that “smart” has come to represent a flattened, dehumanized idea of human capability, and that our children are so much more." Come and hear Ulcca Joshi Hansen, Chief Program Officer for Grantmakers for Education.

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