Numbers that tell stories

opportunities for changing education worldwide

of children worldwide are not in school


children globally live in crisis affected countries (UNICEF)


1 in 4

of children globally live with disabilities (UNICEF)



children worldwide (50%) have no access to pre-school (UNICEF)

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Our Values in Practice

what change will you make in the world?

  • Social Justice

Turn passions into action

Marcella Runell Hall’s passion for hip hop, social justice, and student development led to a rich career in higher ed and a world of opportunities to create lasting change. 

  • Community Engagement

Impact students far beyond the classroom

Maria Reina Santiago loves the opportunities that school psychology gives her to shape students while also shaping their educational and family environments.

  • Research

Examining how global competition is changing the work of colleges and universities

As a professor, Gerardo Blanco-Ramirez hopes to provide the kind of invaluable mentorship he enjoyed as a UMass graduate student.

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